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Recognizing and preventing epilepsy-related mortality

Recognizing and preventing epilepsy-related mortality http://tinyurl.com/gp8oojy Orrin Devinsky, MD, Tanya Spruill, PhD, David Thurman, MD, PhD and Daniel Friedman, MD, MSc +SHOW AFFILIATIONS | + SHOW FULL DISCLOSURES Correspondence to Dr. Devinsky: od4@nyu.edu Published online before print December 16, 2015doi:http:/​/​dx.​doi.​org/​10.​1212/​WNL.​0000000000002253Neurology February 23, 2016 vol. 86 no. 8 779-786 ABSTRACT Epilepsy is associated with a high rate of premature mortality from direct and indirect effects of seizures, epilepsy, and antiseizure therapies. Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is the second leading neurologic cause of total lost potential life-years after stroke, … Continue reading

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