Resources

  • References


    Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) for seizure disorders. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated August 29, 2012. Accessed August 31, 2012.


    Cecil RL, Goldman L, Ausiello DA.
    Cecil Textbook of Medicine.
    22nd ed. Philadelphia, PA: WB Saunders Company; 2004.


    Epilepsy in Adults. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated July 9, 2012. Accessed August 31, 2012.


    FDA approves new drug to treat severe form of epilepsy. US Food and Drug Administration website. Available at:
    http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/2008/ucm116980.htm. Accessed August 31, 2012.


    FDA approves Potiga to treat seizures in adults. US Food and Drug Administration website. Available at:
    http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm258834.htm. Accessed August 31, 2012.


    Fisher RS, Van Emde Boas W, Blume W, et al. Epileptic seizures and epilepsy: Definition proposed by the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) and the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE).
    Epilepsia.
    2005;46:470–472.


    12/20/2007 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: 2007 safety alerts for drugs, biologics, medical devices, and dietary supplements: Carbamazepine (marketed as Carbatrol, Equetro, Tegretol and generics). Medwatch. US Food and Drug Administration website. Available at:
    http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/safety/2007/safety07.htm#carbamazepine.


    5/14/2008 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Neal EG, Chaffe H, Schwartz RH, et al.
    The ketogenic diet for the treatment of childhood epilepsy: a randomised controlled trial.
    Lancet Neurol.
    2008;7(6):500-506.


    11/10/2009 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Sabril approved by FDA to treat spasms in infants and epileptic seizures. US Food and Drug Administration website. Available at:
    http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm179855.htm. Updated August 21, 2009. Accessed October 8, 2009.


    5/6/2011 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Quet F, Guerchet M, Pion SD, Ngoungou EB, Nicoletti A, Preux PM.
    Meta-analysis of the association between cysticercosis and epilepsy in Africa.
    Epilepsia.
    2010 ;51(5):830-837.

    6/10/2014 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance.
    http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Veiby G, Engelsen BA, et al. Early child development and exposure to antiepileptic drugs prenatally and through breastfeeding: a prospective cohort study on children of women with epilepsy. JAMA Neurol. 2013;70(11):1367-1374.

  • Resources

    Epilepsy Foundation

    http://www.efa.org

    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

    http://www.ninds.nih.gov

  • Canadian Resources

    Center for Epilepsy and Seizure Education

    http://epilepsy.cc