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Sleep Disturbances in Epilepsy

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/9780199743506.003.0028

Series: What Do I Do Now

Sleep Disturbances in Epilepsy

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Quality sleep is important for everyone but is particularly important in patients with epilepsy. Sleep disruption from any cause can contribute to the intractability of epilepsy and can also cause drowsiness, inattention, and apparent memory dysfunction. Vigilance for coexisting sleep disorders is an important aspect of epilepsy care.

Chapter.  1531 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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