Epileptic Disorders


Use of fitness trackers to identify and document epileptic seizures Volume 23, numéro 2, April 2021


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1 Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Danish Epilepsy Centre, Dianalund and Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark; Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
2 Department of Neurology, Danish Epilepsy Centre, Dianalund and Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark
* Correspondence: Sándor Beniczky Danish Epilepsy Centre - Clinical Neurophysiology, Visbys Allé 5 , Dianalund 4293, Denmark

We are currently in an age of rapid digital integration, with smartphones and consumer wearable devices, such as smartwatches that have become a part of everyday life [1]. Validated algorithms for detecting tonic-clonic seizures are available on specific wearable devices [2]. However, the general functions on smart devices can provide useful information for diagnosis and management of patients with epilepsy. Home videos, recorded with smartphones, help diagnose seizures [3] and improve seizure classification, [...]

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