Employment outcomes following resective epilepsy surgery.

  title={Employment outcomes following resective epilepsy surgery.},
  author={Peter S. Chin and Anne T. Berg and Susan S. Spencer and Michael R. Sperling and Sheryl R. Haut and John T. Langfitt and Carl W. Bazil and Thaddeus S Walczak and Steven V. Pacia and Barbara G Vickrey},
  volume={48 12},
PURPOSE Analyze determinates of employment changes from before to 2 years after surgery in refractory focal epilepsy patients. METHODS Preoperative employment was prospectively assessed in 375 adults with refractory epilepsy. Two-year postsurgical employment status was obtained for 299; factors potentially associated with employment status change among subgroups unemployed and employed at baseline were analyzed. RESULTS Presurgical employment status was full-time (n = 148, 39.5%), part-time… CONTINUE READING

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