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Withdrawal of AEDs

Carl W. Bazil

in Epilepsy

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780199743506
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322794 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199743506.003.0015

Series: What Do I Do Now

Withdrawal of AEDs

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When a patient’s seizures have been controlled for many years, it is often appropriate to ask whether anticonvulsant treatment may safely been withdrawn. There are many considerations here, and each patient’s concerns and preferences, including risk aversion, must be taken into account before a recommendation can be made.

Chapter.  1073 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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