Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)

Daniel Friedman

in Epilepsy

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780199743506
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322794 | DOI:

Series: What Do I Do Now

Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)

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Patients with epilepsy have a much higher rate of unexpected sudden death compared to the general population. Patients with poorly controlled epilepsy and frequent tonic-clonic seizures are at a particularly high risk.

Chapter.  1045 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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