Sociodemographic differences in antiepileptic drug prescriptions to adult epilepsy patients.

@article{Mattsson2010SociodemographicDI,
  title={Sociodemographic differences in antiepileptic drug prescriptions to adult epilepsy patients.},
  author={Peter Mattsson and Torbjōrn Tomson and Olle Eriksson and Lars Br{\"a}nnstr{\"o}m and Gunilla Ringb{\"a}ck Weitoft},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2010},
  volume={74 4},
  pages={295-301}
}
BACKGROUND According to the Swedish Health Care Act, patients should be provided with the health care they need, regardless of sociodemographic status. We investigated whether in Sweden sociodemographic differences are associated with access to expert health care and antiepileptic drug (AED) prescriptions in epilepsy. METHOD Patients with epilepsy were identified in the National Patient Register. Persons >or=18 years on continuous AED treatment in 2006 were identified in the recently… CONTINUE READING

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