John Libbey Eurotext

Epilepsy and epileptic disorders, an epidemiological marker? Contribution of descriptive epidemiology Volume 4, numéro 1, March 2002

Hôpital Cantonal Universitaire, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
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  • Année de parution : 2002

The epidemiological studies have provided a much clearer understanding of the frequency, worldwide distribution and prognosis of seizures and epilepsy in the general population. The frequency of a disease is defined by the incidence, prevalence and mortality. Mortality will not be considered in this paper because it has already been analysed in a previous paper in this journal [1]. The first major epidemiological study of epilepsy was performed, [...]