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Epilepsy Self-Management Handbook

This guide was developed by our ECoE national nursing workgroup. It is designed as a tool to give advice to epilepsy patients about managing medications, staying safe, and living a healthy lifestyle. Click the link below to download a copy.

Self-Management Guide

Epilepsy and Seizures in Veterans Quick Series

In association with Quick Series®, the VA ECoE has developed the above information booklet on Epilepsy and Seizures. It includes summary information regarding the definition, diagnosis, treatments, and safety guidelines for patients with epilepsy.

If you would like to request a copy, please include your mailing address in an email to
ECoE@va.gov.

Epilepsy Phenomes/Genome Project

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A consortium of epilepsy centers and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) working to identify genes that influence the development of epilepsy and drug responsiveness.

For more information, please read the documents below:

Patient Brochure
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www.epgp.org
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Video Presentations

Epilepsy Medication and Side Effects Yana Kriseman, MD Slides Video (WMV) Video (MP4)
Socioeconomic Effects of Epilepsy Siddharth Kharkar, MD Slides Video (WMV) Video (MP4)
Epilepsy and Depression Manu Hegde, MD Slides Video (WMV) Video (MP4)
Cognitive Effects of Epilepsy Jeffrey Bigelow, MD, MPH Slides Video (WMV) Video (MP4)
Introduction to Epilepsy and Seizures Sarah Shalev, MD Slides Video (WMV) Video (MP4)
Epilepsy: Coping with Seizures and Stress Gilbert Woo, MS, MFTI Slides Video (WMV) Video (MP4)
Epilepsy and Traumatic Brain Injury John Hixson, MD Slides Video (WMV) Video (MP4)
Seizure Response and First Aid Josiah Ambrose, MD Slides Video (WMV) Video (MP4)
Epilepsy and Sleep Arif Kabir, MD Slides Video (WMV) Video (MP4)
Introduction to Seizures and Epilepsy Karen Parko, MD Slides Video (WMV) Video (MP4)