Information Transfer and Education

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Information Transfer and Education Patricia K. Crumrine Simon D. Shorvon Introduction The purpose of an international textbook on epilepsy is to educate as many people as possible about the field…

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The Economic Impact of Epilepsy

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The Economic Impact of Epilepsy Christoph Pachlatko Dan Chisholm Harry Meinardi Josemir W. Sander Introduction Epilepsy imposes a significant clinical, epidemiologic, and economic burden on societies throughout the world. This…

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Comprehensive Epilepsy Centers—The Netherlands

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Comprehensive Epilepsy Centers—The Netherlands Harry Meinardi Albert P. Aldenkamp Introduction In the first edition of this handbook, a description of specialized care for epilepsy reflected a rather stable period of…

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Residential Epilepsy Centers—United Kingdom

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Residential Epilepsy Centers—United Kingdom Frank M. C. Besag Stephen W. Brown Introduction The term epilepsy center is used to denote two different situations in the United Kingdom: (a) a collection…

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Comprehensive Epilepsy Programs—Japan

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Comprehensive Epilepsy Programs—Japan Masakazu Seino E. Ann Yeh Introduction Epidemiologic studies of epilepsy, which are indispensable to estimate the magnitude of a problem, are limited in Japan. A 1-day population-based…

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Comprehensive Epilepsy Programs—Norway*

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Comprehensive Epilepsy Programs—Norway* Svein I. Johannessen Karl O. Nakken Introduction In Norway, with a population of about 4.5 million people, only one specialized center for epilepsy exists. It is designated…

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Comprehensive Epilepsy Programs—United States

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Comprehensive Epilepsy Programs—United States Robert J. Gumnit Introduction The difference between a specialty epilepsy clinic and a comprehensive epilepsy program (CEP) is highlighted in this section. CEPs are different from…

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Zambia

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Zambia Gretchen L. Birbeck Ellie Kalichi Introduction In 2000, epilepsy accounted for 0.5% of the global burden of disease,22 and appreciation for epilepsy as a public health problem is growing…

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