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Epilepsy guideline in adults

Epilepsy guideline in adults

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This is the Practical management of Epilepsy in Adults
This is the Practical management of Epilepsy in Adults

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Published by: NEuRoLoGisT CoFFeeCuP on May 28, 2009
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American Epilepsy Society 2008
Clinical EpilepsyClinical Epilepsy
American Epilepsy Society
 
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American Epilepsy Society 2008
 Definitions Definitions
Seizure: the clinical manifestation of an abnormal, excessive excitationand synchronization of a populationof cortical neurons
Epilepsy: two or more recurrentseizures unprovoked by systemic or acute neurologic insults
 
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American Epilepsy Society 2008
 Epidemiology of  Epidemiology of  Seizures and Epilepsy Seizures and Epilepsy
Seizures
Incidence: 80/100,000 per year Lifetime incidence: 9%(1/3 febrile convulsions)
Epilepsy
Incidence: 45/100,000 per year Point prevalence: 0.5-1%Cumulative lifetime incidence: 3%

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