Optimizing health outcomes in active epilepsy.

  title={Optimizing health outcomes in active epilepsy.},
  author={Frank G. Gilliam},
  volume={58 8 Suppl 5},
Article abstract Epilepsy is a chronic condition with complex effects on a person's social, vocational, and psychological function. Recent advances in methods and instruments to assess subjective health status and patient preferences have provided important data on health outcomes in epilepsy. For many patients that do not respond to initial trials of antiepileptic medications, epilepsy surgery is a treatment alternative that offers the possibility of complete control of seizures and improved… CONTINUE READING