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Epilepsies in Children

Epilepsies in Children This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This work, a prospective study of epilepsy in childhood, comes from Slovenia and is well translated. In Yugoslavia, the practice seems to be developing of having a pediatric seizure clinic to which all children with seizure disorders are sent, investigated, and followed up throughout their lives. The book is concerned with 809 children. The work started in 1954 and it seems that most of these children have been followed up from the time of recruitment. Some of them must now be adults. Prospective, long-term studies are the basis for the understanding of the whole natural history of seizure disorders. It is interesting that the Yugoslavians find they need a professional team consisting of two pediatricians, a neuroradiologist, a neurosurgeon, and a neurologist. Experience in Europe and America has been closely similar. The preliminary epidemiologic data suggest that the rate for epilepsy in Slovenia is similar to that in other parts http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Diseases of Children American Medical Association

Epilepsies in Children

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This work, a prospective study of epilepsy in childhood, comes from Slovenia and is well translated. In Yugoslavia, the practice seems to be developing of having a pediatric seizure clinic to which all children with seizure disorders are sent, investigated, and followed up throughout their lives. The book is concerned with 809 children. The work...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1975 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0002-922X
DOI
10.1001/archpedi.1975.02120380109036
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract This work, a prospective study of epilepsy in childhood, comes from Slovenia and is well translated. In Yugoslavia, the practice seems to be developing of having a pediatric seizure clinic to which all children with seizure disorders are sent, investigated, and followed up throughout their lives. The book is concerned with 809 children. The work started in 1954 and it seems that most of these children have been followed up from the time of recruitment. Some of them must now be adults. Prospective, long-term studies are the basis for the understanding of the whole natural history of seizure disorders. It is interesting that the Yugoslavians find they need a professional team consisting of two pediatricians, a neuroradiologist, a neurosurgeon, and a neurologist. Experience in Europe and America has been closely similar. The preliminary epidemiologic data suggest that the rate for epilepsy in Slovenia is similar to that in other parts

Journal

American Journal of Diseases of ChildrenAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jan 1, 1975

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