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Identifying the educational needs of physicians in pediatric epilepsy in order to improve care: results from a needs assessment in Germany, Spain, and the United States Volume 20, numéro 4, August 2018


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1 AXDEV Group Inc., Brossard, QC, Canada
2 Cohen Children's Hospital, NY, USA
3 Child Neurology Unit. Asturias Central University Hospital, Spain
4 Neuropediatric Clinic and Clinic for Neurorehabilitation, Epilepsy Center for Children and Adolescents, Schoen Klinik Vogtareuth, Germany and PMU Salzburg, Austria
5 University of Chicago Medical Center, USA
6 Universitat de Barcelona and Hospital San Juan de Déu Epilepsy Unit, Barcelona, Spain
7 Department of Pediatric Clinical Epileptology, Sleep Disorders and Functional Neurology, University Hospital of Lyon, Member of the European Reference Network EpiCARE, Lyon, France
* Correspondence: Suzanne Murray AXDEV Group Inc., 210-8, Place du Commerce, Brossard, QC, J4W 3H2, Canada


The objective of this study was to gather evidence-based data on the educational needs of neuropediatricians. A needs assessment was conducted to identify the clinical challenges of physicians when diagnosing, medically treating, and managing pediatric patients with epilepsy; which could be addressed through educational interventions.