Pharmacological treatments for preventing epilepsy following traumatic head injury.

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BACKGROUND Head injury is a common event and can cause a spectrum of motor and cognition disabilities. A frequent complication is seizures. Antiepileptic drugs (AED) such as phenytoin are often used in clinical practice with the hopes of preventing post-traumatic epilepsy. Whether immediate medical intervention following head trauma with either AEDs or… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009900.pub2

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@article{Thompson2015PharmacologicalTF, title={Pharmacological treatments for preventing epilepsy following traumatic head injury.}, author={Kara B Thompson and Bernhard Pohlmann-Eden and Leslie Anne Campbell and Hannah Abel}, journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews}, year={2015}, volume={8}, pages={CD009900} }