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Prevention of SUDEP
August 8, 2012 Newsletter article. Dr. Orrin Devinsky about SUDEP prevention.
PAME Conference Summary
August 8, 2012 Newsletter article. Dr. Daniel Friedman presents a recap of the PAME Conference.
SUDEP and the PAME Conference
July 18, 2012 Hallway Conversations Podcast. In this episode of Epilepsy.com's Hallway Conversations, Dr. Joseph Sirven, Professor of Neurology at Mayo Clinic Arizona and Editor-in-Chief of Epilepsy.com/Professionals, Drs. Orrin Devinsky and Daniel Friedman, from the NYU Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, to talk about SUDEP and the PAME Conference.
Predicting Sudden Death from Epilepsy
May 30, 2012 Newsletter article. Joseph Sirven, MD, epilepsy.com Editor-in-Chief, presents a study looking at the effectiveness of using monitoring devices in predicting SUDEP.
Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy: Risk Factors
March 2012 Newsletter article. In the February 2012 issue of the Journal, Epilepsia, there are two studies that address the risk factors of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP). Both studies are important additions to our understanding of the issue of death and epilepsy.
Adjunctive Anti-epileptic Drug Therapy and Prevention of SUDEP
October 2011 Newsletter article. A meta-analysis of the impact of anti-epileptic drugs on the prevention of sudden unexplained death in epilepsy (SUDEP).
Recently Published Results of U.S. Government-Sponsored Workshop on SUDEP
July 2011 Newsletter article. Momentum against SUDEP results from a continuing effort by the scientific and the lay communities in finding ways to expand research and education in SUDEP.
Who is at risk for SUDEP
July 2011 Newsletter article. This research is an important study because it helps to further our knowledge of identifying individuals early on in their condition who may be at risk for sudden death from seizures.
Steve Wulchin Presents Testimony at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) meeting in D.C., June 28, 2011
June 28, 2011 testimony. "At 5am, on March 28, 2006, my wife and I were awakened to the sound of a loud crash. We ran toward the sound, into our 15 year old son's room to find him on the floor, wedged between his bed and the nightstand, his lips blue and teeth clenched. He was having a seizure. We called the ambulance and went to the ER. After a couple of hours he was ready to go home, with many more questions than answers. [...]"
May 2011 Spotlight Newsletter article. This report is essential reading for all professionals that deal with epilepsy. In this document we see the blueprint for future trials, future collaborations and the future education of both professionals and patients and their caregivers who have epilepsy.
SUDEP 101: The Basics
August 2010 article. Most people with epilepsy live a full and healthy life, and should not spend time worrying about potential epilepsy-related catastrophes. But people who live with epilepsy or with a loved one who has epilepsy should be aware that epilepsy occasionally can be fatal.
Unmasking Silent Killer in Epilepsy
July 2010 New York Times article. Steve shares "there's no magic answer, but awareness." That is a treatment ETP can accelerate by sharing this article with you.
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