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Standards for epidemiologic studies and surveillance of epilepsy.

Abstract:

Worldwide, about 65 million people are estimated to have epilepsy. Epidemiologic studies are necessary to define the full public health burden of epilepsy; to set public health and health care priorities; to provide information needed for prevention, early detection, and treatment; to identify education and service needs; and to promote effective health care and support programs for people with epilepsy. However, different definitions and epidemiologic methods complicate the tasks of these st...

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Thurman, DJ More by this author
Begley, CE More by this author
Buchhalter, JR More by this author
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Journal:
Epilepsia
Volume:
52 Suppl 7
Issue:
SUPPL. 7
Pages:
2-26
Publication date:
2011-09-05
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EISSN:
1528-1167
ISSN:
0013-9580
URN:
uuid:88ab9186-2668-42a0-a68a-2f1f7c068c84
Source identifiers:
185682
Local pid:
pubs:185682

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