Injuries from seizures are a serious, persistent problem in childhood onset epilepsy: A population-based study

@article{Camfield2015InjuriesFS,
  title={Injuries from seizures are a serious, persistent problem in childhood onset epilepsy: A population-based study},
  author={Carol S Camfield and Peter R Camfield},
  journal={Seizure},
  year={2015},
  volume={27},
  pages={80-83}
}
PURPOSE Document the frequency, types and risk factors for injuries caused by seizures for people with childhood onset epilepsy. METHOD We contacted patients with all types of epilepsy except childhood absence from the Nova Scotia Childhood Epilepsy population-based cohort. Seizure onset was between 1977 and 1985. Patients and parents were asked about serious injuries resulting from a seizure, defined as severe enough for an urgent physician or dentist visit. RESULTS Of 595 eligible… CONTINUE READING
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