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Signs and symptoms of the postictal period in epilepsy: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

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Summary of "Signs and symptoms of the postictal period in epilepsy: A systematic review and meta-analysis."

The postictal period has many physical, behavioral, and cognitive manifestations associated with it. These signs and symptoms are common, can be quite debilitating, and can have a continued impact long after the seizure has ended. The purpose of this systematic review was to quantify the occurrence of postictal signs and symptoms, along with their frequency and duration in persons with epilepsy.

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Name: Epilepsy & behavior : E&B
ISSN: 1525-5069
Pages: 243-251

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