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Cause‐Specific Mortality in Epilepsy: A Cohort Study of More Than 9,000 Patients Once Hospitalized for Epilepsy
Summary: Purpose: We studied overall and cause‐specific mortality rates in a large cohort of patients with epilepsy compared with mortality rates of the general population in the same geographic area.
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Risk Factors for Suicide in Epilepsy: A Case Control Study
Summary:  Purpose: Suicide is considered to be one of the most important causes of death contributing to the increased mortality of persons with epilepsy. We investigated the association between theExpand
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Mortality in a Population‐based Cohort of Epilepsy Surgery Patients
Summary:  Purpose: To investigate mortality and especially the incidence of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) in a population‐based cohort of epilepsy surgery patients.
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Antiepileptic Drug Therapy and Its Management in Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy: A Case–Control Study
Summary:  Purpose: Because frequent seizures constitute a major risk factor for sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP), the treatment with antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) may play a role for theExpand
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Monitoring of respiratory rate in postoperative care using a new photoplethysmographic technique
Objective.Photoplethysmography (PPG) is a non-invasive optical technique that measures variations in skin blood volume and perfusion. The PPG signal contains components that are synchronous withExpand
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Characterisations of adverse events detected in a university hospital: a 4-year study using the Global Trigger Tool method
Objectives To describe the level, preventability and categories of adverse events (AEs) identified by medical record review using the Global Trigger Tool (GTT). To estimate when the AE occurred inExpand
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The assessment of adverse events in medical care; lack of consistency between experienced teams using the Global Trigger Tool’.
The assessment of adverse events in medical care: lack of consistency between experienced teams using the Global Trigger Tool
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Cost-effectiveness of general anesthesia vs spinal anesthesia in fast-track abdominal benign hysterectomy.
OBJECTIVE The study objective was to compare total costs for hospital stay and postoperative recovery for 2 groups of women who underwent fast-track abdominal benign hysterectomy: 1 group underExpand
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The impact of quality of sleep on recovery from fast-track abdominal hysterectomy.
STUDY OBJECTIVES To examine the impact of mode of anesthesia on perceived quality of sleep and to analyze the perceived quality of sleep in affecting recovery from surgery. METHODS A randomized,Expand
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SUDEP: What Are the Risk Factors? Do Seizures or Antiepileptic Drugs Contribute to an Increased Risk?
PURPOSE: In an analysis of four case–control studies of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP), we found that yearly frequency of generalized tonic–clonic seizures (GTCS) and antiepileptic drugExpand
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