Seizure Clustering: Risks and Outcomes

@article{Haut2005SeizureCR,
  title={Seizure Clustering: Risks and Outcomes},
  author={Sheryl R. Haut and Shlomo Shinnar and Solomon L Mosh{\'e}},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2005},
  volume={46}
}
Summary:  Purpose: Patients with epilepsy often experience seizures in clusters. In this preliminary study, we examined the prevalence of self‐reported clustering and identified potential risk factors and outcomes associated with reported clustering for further analysis in an ongoing prospective diary study. 

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