Epilepsy in poor regions of the world

@article{Newton2012EpilepsyIP,
  title={Epilepsy in poor regions of the world},
  author={C. Newton and H. Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2012},
  volume={380},
  pages={1193-1201}
}
  • C. Newton, H. García
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Epilepsy is a common disorder, particularly in poor areas of the world, and can have a devastating effect on people with the disorder and their families. The burden of epilepsy in low-income countries is more than twice that found in high-income countries, probably because the incidence of risk factors is higher. Many of these risk factors can be prevented with inexpensive interventions, but there are only a few studies that have assessed the effect of reducing risk factors on the burden of… CONTINUE READING

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