ERIC Number: EJ617913
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy in Adults with Mental Retardation.
McKee, Jerry R.; Bodfish, James W.
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v105 n4 p229-35 Jul 2000
Medical records of residents of a facility for persons with mental retardation from January 1, 1978, through December 31, 1997, were analyzed to identify incidence of sudden unexpected death for 180 individuals with and 125 without comorbid epilepsy. Eighty deaths were identified, with 55 occurring in those with epilepsy. (Contains 15 references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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