Patient, Family and Physician Information

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Articles by Washington University and St. Louis Children’s Hospital Staff

Seizure Types and Epilepsy Syndromes

Diagnostic Evaluation of Seizures and Epilepsy

Treatment of Epilepsy

Epilepsy Reference Source for Clinicians

  • Evidence Based Epilepsy: A Reference Source for Original Literature in Clinical Epilepsy

External Links to Information on the Internet

Note: Links on the pages below go to various types of sites: some were created by individuals with epilepsy, some are the sites of non-profit organizations, and some are commercial sites.

General Information on Epilepsy
General Organizations and Resources

Diagnosis and Causes of Epilepsy
Epilepsy and Seizure Syndromes
Diseases and Conditions Associated with Seizures
Diagnostic and Laboratory Testing

Treatment of Epilepsy
Anti-epileptic Medications
Ketogenic Diet and Vagus Nerve Stimulator
Epilepsy Surgery

Social, Legal, and Other Issues in Epilepsy
Social and Legal Issues (including driving)
Women and Epilepsy – Issues of Special Concern to Women