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Antiepileptic Drugs and Cognition 

Antiepileptic Drugs and Cognition
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Antiepileptic Drugs and Cognition
Author(s):

Ali A. Asadi-Pooya

and Michael R. Sperling

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190214968.003.0023
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date: 23 October 2019

Treating a patient with epilepsy involves more than just treating seizures. Many patients have associated learning and cognitive problems, leading to significant difficulties at school or work. The causes of cognitive impairment in patients with epilepsy include effect of ongoing seizures, underlying structural brain lesions, and adverse effects of AEDs.

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