Outcome of childhood epilepsy: a population-based study with a simple predictive scoring system for those treated with medication.

@article{Camfield1993OutcomeOC,
  title={Outcome of childhood epilepsy: a population-based study with a simple predictive scoring system for those treated with medication.},
  author={Carol S. Camfield and Peter R. Camfield and K Gordon and Brien Smith and Joseph Dooley},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={1993},
  volume={122 6},
  pages={
          861-8
        }
}
A population-based study was conducted in an attempt to predict which child's epilepsy will remit. Use of data from a regional electroencephalography laboratory allowed identification of all children in Nova Scotia with epilepsy onset from 1977 through 1985 (excluding those with absence and "minor motor" seizures). Children were followed for an average of 7 years. On the basis of clinical characteristics, a multivariate analysis was used to develop a scoring scheme to predict remission (defined… CONTINUE READING

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