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The primary prevention of epilepsy: A report of the Prevention Task Force of the International League Against Epilepsy

Abstract:

Among the causes of epilepsy are several that are currently preventable. In this review, we summarize the public health burden of epilepsy arising from such causes and suggest priorities for primary epilepsy prevention. We conducted a systematic review of published epidemiologic studies of epilepsy of 4 preventable etiologic categories—perinatal insults, traumatic brain injury (TBI), central nervous system (CNS) infection, and stroke. Applying consistent criteria, we assessed the quality of e...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1111/epi.14068

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ORCID:
0000-0002-0533-7062
Begley, CE More by this author
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ORCID:
0000-0002-5821-6379
Helmers, S More by this author
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0000-0003-1783-5381
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Epilepsia Journal website
Volume:
59
Issue:
5
Pages:
905-914
Publication date:
2018-04-10
Acceptance date:
2018-03-06
DOI:
EISSN:
1528-1167
ISSN:
0013-9580
Pubs id:
pubs:844071
URN:
uri:cc4b071d-7667-43ad-9d0f-97f46fc46721
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uuid:cc4b071d-7667-43ad-9d0f-97f46fc46721
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pubs:844071

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