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Evaluation of Kilifi epilepsy education programme: a randomized controlled trial.

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OBJECTIVES: The epilepsy treatment gap is largest in resource-poor countries. We evaluated the efficacy of a 1-day health education program in a rural area of Kenya. The primary outcome was adherence to antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) as measured by drug levels in the blood, and the secondary outcomes were seizure frequency and Kilifi Epilepsy Beliefs and Attitudes Scores (KEBAS). METHODS: Seven hundred thirty-eight people with epilepsy (PWE) and their designated supporter were randomized to eithe...

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10.1111/epi.12498

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Journal:
Epilepsia
Volume:
55
Issue:
2
Pages:
344-352
Publication date:
2014-02-05
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EISSN:
1528-1167
ISSN:
0013-9580
URN:
uuid:f2d4852e-ff4c-4c07-b33f-1ab0f78e58eb
Source identifiers:
446867
Local pid:
pubs:446867

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