A population-based study of risk of epilepsy after hospitalization for traumatic brain injury.

@article{Ferguson2010APS,
  title={A population-based study of risk of epilepsy after hospitalization for traumatic brain injury.},
  author={Pamela L Ferguson and Gigi M Smith and Braxton B. Wannamaker and David J Thurman and Emily Elisabeth Pickelsimer and Anbesaw Wolde Selassie},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2010},
  volume={51 5},
  pages={891-8}
}
PURPOSE This study was undertaken to determine the risk of developing posttraumatic epilepsy (PTE) within 3 years after discharge among a population-based sample of older adolescents and adults hospitalized with traumatic brain injury (TBI) in South Carolina. It also identifies characteristics related to development of PTE within this population. METHODS A stratified random sample of persons aged 15 and older with TBI was selected from the South Carolina nonfederal hospital discharge dataset… CONTINUE READING