Despite the fact that epilepsy disproportionately affects children, a lack of information exists on cognitive and behavioral side effects of anticonvulsant drug (AED) use in children. This review discusses suggested approaches to optimizing the neurological and psychological well-being of children with epilepsy. Recommended is a multifaceted approach that focuses on evaluating cognitive and behavioral issues in children with epilepsy, staying vigilant to the potential adverse effects of several older AEDs, and employing a wide range of multidisciplinary treatments.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Reviews in neurological diseases|
|Volume||1 Suppl 1|
|State||Published - 2004|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology