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ERIC Number: EJ393578
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Discontinuance of Antiepileptic Medications in Patients with Developmental Disability and Diagnosis of Epilepsy.
Alvarez, Norberto
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v93 n6 p593-99 May 1989
Followup 8 years after reduction of antiepileptic drugs in 50 institutionalized developmentally disabled epileptic patients found recurrence of seizures in 26 patients. Predictors for a seizure-free state off medication included few documented seizures in lifetime, no gross neurological abnormalities, and persistently normal electroencephalograms. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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