Seizures and epilepsy. Understanding the mechanisms, achieving control

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Abstract

Epileptics not only must endure the social stigmas attached to their disorder but also may suffer legal consequences such as the loss of driving privileges. Fortunately, proper medication allows the majority of epileptics to lead a normal life. The introduction of new, improved antiepileptic drugs in the 1980s should afford even greater control over seizures. Dr Leppik presents a succinct but thorough review of epilepsy and seizures and points out the importance of comprehensive evaluation prior to treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)229-234
Number of pages6
JournalPostgraduate Medicine
Volume75
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984

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