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The burden of premature mortality of epilepsy in high-income countries: A systematic review from the Mortality Task Force of the International League Against Epilepsy.

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Since previous reviews of epidemiologic studies of premature mortality among people with epilepsy were completed several years ago, a large body of new evidence about this subject has been published. We aim to update prior reviews of mortality in epilepsy and to re-evaluate and quantify the risks, potential risk factors, and causes of these deaths.

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We systematically searched the MEDLINE and EMBASE databases to identify published reports describ...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1111/epi.13604

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Thurman, DJ More by this author
Logroscino, G More by this author
Hauser, WA More by this author
Hesdorffer, DC More by this author
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Newton, C
National Institutes of Health More from this funder
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention More from this funder
Epilepsy Study Consortium More from this funder
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Epilepsia Journal website
Volume:
58
Issue:
1
Pages:
17–26
Publication date:
2016-11-05
Acceptance date:
2016-10-10
DOI:
EISSN:
1528-1167
ISSN:
0013-9580
Pubs id:
pubs:664125
URN:
uri:8e42a53f-b5a2-41d8-b233-2e57d52f25c7
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uuid:8e42a53f-b5a2-41d8-b233-2e57d52f25c7
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pubs:664125

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