Management of the Social Consequences of Seizures
- Older epilepsy drugs 'best'. Polak, Monika // GP: General Practitioner;11/17/2003, p19
Older antiepileptic drugs should remain the first-line choice of therapy, according to draft guidance from NICE. It has recommended that the newer antiepileptic drugs should only be prescribed on the NHS, within their licensed indications, if the older therapies have not worked or are unsuitable...
- Valproic acid. // Reactions Weekly;7/6/2013, Issue 1460, p42
The article presents a case study of a juvenile absence epilepsy female patient who experienced seizures after treatment with valproic acid.
- Neurology: Gauging seizures' severity. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;4/28/2012, Vol. 21, p1
The article focuses on a research published on the periodical "Neurology," which provides evidence that a simple, unobtrusive wrist sensor could gauge the severity of epileptic seizures as accurately as the electroencephalograms.
- Ketogenic diet helpful in intractable epilepsy. // Pulse;3/28/2012, Vol. 72 Issue 11, p9
The article offers information on the study which shows that ketogenic diet could help in controlling seizures of children with epilepsy.
- Health-related quality of life using QOLIE-31: Before and after epilepsy surgery a prospective study at a tertiary care center. Ahmad, Faiz Uddin; Tripathi, Manjari; Padma, M. V.; Gaikwad, Shailesh; Gupta, Aditya; Bal, C. S.; Sarkar, Chitra; Gupta, Surya; Wadhawan, Ashima N.; Sharma, Bhavani S.; Chandra, Poodipedi Sarat // Neurology India;Oct-Dec2007, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p343
Background: Outcome following epilepsy surgery has traditionally been measured in terms of relief of seizures. However, changes in health-related quality of life (HRQOL) after surgery for intractable epilepsy are also important to document. There are no studies on the Indian population which...
- Seizure Control and Educational Outcome in Childhood-Onset Epilepsy. Zelnik, Nathanel; Sa'adi, Luai; Silman-Stolar, Zmira; Goikhman, Igor // Journal of Child Neurology;Nov2001, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p820
Patients with epilepsy are more prone to have learning disabilities. this study investigated the therapeutic and educational outcome of 102 epileptic children. Analyzed data included age at onset, etiology, presence of underlying brain lesions, seizure type, ad electroencephalographic (EEG)...
- Levetiracetam. // Reactions Weekly;3/15/2008, Issue 1193, p19
The article describes the case of 19 patients with epilepsy who experienced significant weight loss that coincided with the introduction of levetiracetam. Weight loss developed in 12 patients after several weeks' therapy with levetiracetam. A male patient was hospitalised for assessment of...
- Lunarni ciklus i cerebralni napadi u djece. Hadžić, Devleta; Mladina, Nada; Čolić-Hadžić, Belkisa; Numanović, Amela // Medicinski Glasnik;Aug2010, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p137
Aim To analyze the annual trend of hospitalization and potential influence of the lunar cycle of children treated for seizures. Methods The data of the patients treated for seizures (convulsions, epileptic seizures, disturbance of consciousness and epileptic seizures in children with...
- BEMEGRIDE (MEGIMIDE). TATUM IV, WILLIAM O.; KAPLAN, PETER W.; JALLON, PIERRE // Epilepsy A to Z: A Concise Encyclopedia;2009, p50
An encyclopedia entry for the proconvulsant drug "bemegride" is presented. This drug was previously used to activate clinical and electrographic seizures to aid in the classification and characterization of patients with recurrent seizures. Procunvulsant drugs, however, have fallen into disuse...