To Drive or Not to Drive: The 3-Month Seizure-Free Interval for People With Epilepsy
- Seizure-Related Motor Vehicle Crashes in Arizona Before and After Reducing the Driving Restriction From 12 to 3 Months. Drazkowski, Joseph F.; Fisher, Robert S.; Sirven, Joseph I.; Demaerschalk, Bart M.; Uber-Zak, Lori; Hentz, Joseph G.; Labiner, David // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jul2003, Vol. 78 Issue 7, p819
â€¢ Objective: To evaluate whether changing the seizure-free interval in Arizona from 12 months to 3 months affected the number of seizure-related motor vehicle crashes. â€¢ Methods: We performed a time trend study with analysis of motor vehicle crash reports in the state of Arizona 3...
- Academic achievement and behavioral ratings in children with absence and complex partial epilepsy. Williams, Jane; Sharp, Gregory // Education & Treatment of Children (ETC);May96, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p143
Assesses academic and behavioral functions in children diagnosed with controlled or uncontrolled complex partial or absence seizures who had no documented learning or emotional disorders. Relation of score in reading to poor control; Absence of relation between seizure type and academic or...
- How to assess ictal consciousness? Cavanna, A.E.; Johanson, Mirja; Valli, Katja; Revonsuo, Antti // Behavioural Neurology;2011, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p11
Despite the complexity and methodological difficulties in defining the concept of consciousness, it is a central concept in epileptology, and should thus be tractable for scientific analysis. In the present article, a two-dimensional model consisting of concepts related to the level and the...
- The Photographic History of Neuropsychiatry. Burns, Stantey B. // Neuropsychiatry Reviews;Jan2007, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p7
The article provides information about the case of Edmund W., a 36-year-old man who was diagnosed of an unusual type of petit mal epilepsy. According to Dr. William T. Shanahan, during an attack, the patient would end being an exhibitionist. The medical background of the patient as well as the...
- Absence status epilepticus causing a prolonged acute confusional state. Grin, Jennifer M.; DiMario, Francis J. // Clinical Pediatrics;Jan1998, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p37
Presents a study which was carried out on absence status epilepticus (ASE) or spike wave stupor. How ASE is characterized; Reference to a case study of a 11-year old girl; Methodology; Results and discussion of the study.
- To the article â€œAbsence Seizures as Resetting Mechanisms of Brain Dynamicsâ€ by S. P. Nair, P. I. Jukkola, M. Quigley, A. Wilberger, D. S. Shiao, J. C. Sackellares, P. M. Pardalos, and K. M. Kelly, Vol. 44, No. 5, pp. 664â€“672, Septemberâ€“October, 2008. Nair, S.; Jukkola, P.; Quigley, M.; Wilberger, A.; Shiau, D.; Sackellares, J.; Pardalos, P.; Kelly, K. // Cybernetics & Systems Analysis;Sep2009, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p842
A correction to the article "Absence Seizures as Resetting Mechanisms of Brain Dynamics" that was published in the September-October 2008 issue is presented.
- CORRECTION. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jul2003, Vol. 78 Issue 7, p923
Presents a correction to the article 'Management of the Social Consequences of Seizures,' published in the May 2003 issue of 'Mayo Clinic Proceedings.'
- Television induced seizures in alcoholics. De Keyser, J.; Michotte, A.; Ebinger, G. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);11/3/1984, Vol. 289 Issue 6453, p1191
Reports the occurrence of television induced seizures in alcoholic patients. Reference to the case of three alcoholics with induced grand mal seizures; Emergence of seizures in patients with photosensitive epilepsy; Manifestations of alcohol withdrawal.
- Petit Mal Status in Adults. Thompson, Stephen W.; Greenhouse, Arnold H. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jun68, Vol. 68 Issue 6, p1271
Presents case reports on the development of petit mal epilepsy in adults. Description of the disease; Manifestations; Treatment.