Epilepsy in later life

@article{Brodie2009EpilepsyIL,
  title={Epilepsy in later life},
  author={M. Brodie and A. Elder and P. Kwan},
  journal={The Lancet Neurology},
  year={2009},
  volume={8},
  pages={1019-1030}
}
  • M. Brodie, A. Elder, P. Kwan
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet Neurology
  • Epilepsy is most likely to develop in later life. The burden of this disorder on health-care resources will rise further as the world's population continues to age. Making a secure diagnosis can be challenging because the clinical manifestations of seizures and the differential diagnoses and causes of epilepsy can be different in older individuals compared with younger individuals. Obtaining a reliable account of the events for accurate assessment is particularly important in guiding the… CONTINUE READING

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