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Title: 

ASSESSMENT OF THE RECURRENT EPILEPSY CRISIS AFTER USE OF ANTIEPILEPTIC DRUG IN EPILEPTIC CHILDREN

Type: POSTER
Author(s): NOUBAHAR M.*,VAFAEI ABAS ALI,SAMAEI A.
 
 *FACULTY OF NURSING AND PARAMEDICAL AND FATEMIAH HOSPITAL, SEMNAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, SEMNAN, IRAN
 
Name of Seminar: IRANIAN CONGRESS OF PHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY
Type of Seminar:  CONGRESS
Sponsor:  PHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY SOCIETY, MASHHAD UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCE
Date:  2007Volume 18
 
 
Abstract: 

Introduction: Epilepsy is one of the prevalence and chronic disorder with recurrent duration. Previous evidence indicated that regular consumption of antiepileptic drugs is one of the factor that prevent of recurrent of epilepsy crisis and 60% of children that haven't attack of epilepsy in two years. They carried out and ended drug therapy in successfully manner. The aim of this study was determine of the recurrent epilepsy crisis after use of antiepileptic drug in epilepsy children.
Methods: This is a clinical trial and cohort study has been done in 36 months. During that we assessed of patient in 1-20 years old that follow up by neurologist and assessed by laboratory tests and EEG. They used of Carbamazepine or Valproate and demographic data including of age, sex, complication of drugs that were collected by questionnaires, checklist and interview with them and parents.
Results: The results indicated that mean of age was 13 years old, 57% female, 47% were primary school and 36% were first child and mean of history of epilepsy was 3 years. Also 94% of them use of one drug and 6% used two drugs. Also 78% of their haven't recurrent. Also in 22% cases drug consumption discharge after two years.
Conclusion: Finding above showed that in more percent of epileptic children crisis attacks were controlled and in 22% of cases after of disrupted of epilepsy attack, drug therapy discharge.

 
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