Improving diagnostic procedure and treatment in patients with non-epileptic seizures (NES)

@article{Mller2002ImprovingDP,
  title={Improving diagnostic procedure and treatment in patients with non-epileptic seizures (NES)},
  author={Thilo M{\"u}ller and Martin Merschhemke and C. Dehnicke and Mark Golightly Sanders and H Joachim Meencke},
  journal={Seizure},
  year={2002},
  volume={11},
  pages={85-89}
}
The purpose of this study was to examine the incidence of patients with NES vs. NES and concomitant epilepsy in an epilepsy centre and to present a diagnostic algorithm. We collected and reviewed the data of 322 patients consecutively referred to the adult ward of our epilepsy centre in 1 year. The results of our study reveal that 44 (14%) of all patients referred had NES. Of these, nine proved to have concomitant epilepsy. Of 44 patients with NES, 20 were treated with AED on admission. In 14… CONTINUE READING