Epilepsy: Transition from pediatric to adult care. Recommendations of the Ontario epilepsy implementation task force.

@article{Andrade2017EpilepsyTF,
  title={Epilepsy: Transition from pediatric to adult care. Recommendations of the Ontario epilepsy implementation task force.},
  author={Danielle M. Andrade and Anne S Bassett and Eduard Bercovici and Felippe Borlot and Esther Bui and Peter R. Camfield and Guida Quaglia Clozza and Eyal Cohen and Timothy Gofine and Lisa Graves and J. R. Greenaway and Beverly Guttman and Maya Guttman-Slater and Alaa A. Hassan and Megan Henze and Miriam Kaufman and Bernard Lawless and Hannah Lee and Lezlee Lindzon and Lysa Boiss{\'e} Lomax and Mary Pat McAndrews and Dolly Menna-Dack and Berge A Minassian and Janice F. Mulligan and Rima Nabbout and Tracy Nejm and Mary Secco and Laurene Sellers and Michelle J. Shapiro and Marie Slegr and Rosie Smith and Peter Szatmari and Leeping Tao and Anastasia Vogt and Sharon Whiting and O. Iii Carter Snead},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2017},
  volume={58 9},
  pages={
          1502-1517
        }
}
The transition from a pediatric to adult health care system is challenging for many youths with epilepsy and their families. Recently, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care of the Province of Ontario, Canada, created a transition working group (TWG) to develop recommendations for the transition process for patients with epilepsy in the Province of Ontario. Herein we present an executive summary of this work. The TWG was composed of a multidisciplinary group of pediatric and adult… CONTINUE READING
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