Determinants of Adherence to Anticonvulsants Therapy among Outpatient Epileptic Children in a Kenyan Referral Hospital

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Background: Epilepsy is a chronic disease requiring prolonged adherence to treatment. Adherence to anticonvulsants by epileptic children is important as studies have shown that about two-thirds of epileptic children can be completely freed from seizure if they persistently adhere to treatment for a period of 2-5 years. Conversely, non-adherence to… (More)

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