It concluded that most women with epilepsy should continue their medication during pregnancy, as uncontrolled seizures also carry maternal risk. ... When most appropriate for the seizure or epilepsy type, valproate may be considered as initial treatment
brain” and epilepsy as “a disorder of the brain characterized by an enduring predisposition to generate epileptic seizures, and by the neurobiologic, cognitive, psychological, and social consequences of this condition. ... The definition of epilepsy
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What happens when a real-life patient doesn't fit current guidelines and the clinical approach is unclear?
The Clinical Frailty Scale (CFS) was used, with scores of 1 to 2 indicating fit, 3 to 4 indicating vulnerable but not frail, 5 to 6 indicating initial signs of frailty
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Seizure : the journal of the British Epilepsy Association, 12 (2), 115-20 PMID: 12566236. ... Seizure : the journal of the British Epilepsy Association, 11 (6), 402-5 PMID: 12160671.
Some patients with significant genetic predispositions, and most patients with type II diabetes mellitus also fit into this secondary prevention category. ... Primary prevention (prevention in patients who do not fit into the previous paragraph) has a
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Many people associate seizures with a grand mal seizure, or a generalized tonic-clonic seizure, which involves violent muscle convulsions. ... epileptic seizures where they may experience unresponsiveness or even have convulsive movements,” Dr.