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Helpful resources form Epilepsy.com

Epilepsy.com offers a wealth of information for patients suffering from seizures.  It contains information on:
  • What is a seizure?
  • My epilepsy diary --> an online site that tracks your seizures and medications.  You can print this out prior to your doctor visits.  Also available as an app for cell phones.
  • Seizure preparedness plans
  • First aid
  • Epilepsy treatments
  • Guidance on living with epilepsy

Helpful resources from the Epilepsy Foundation

This website is a good source of information on:
  • Seizure first aid
  • Living with Epilepsy
  • Treatment options

Proprietary Health Article

Efficacy of Vagal Nerve Stimulation on Selected Patients with Intractable Epilepsy

Diana Murray R.N., C.N.S., M.S., C.N.R.N.*; Mark Yerby M.D., M.P.H., F.A.A.N., James Schimshock M.D., Providence Epilepsy Services, Portland, Oregon  

This report describes the efficacy of VNS therapy in a series of intractable patients with partial and primarily generalized epilepsy.

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Recommended Resource

Epilepsy Foundation Northwest Website

This website contains information from the local Epilepsy Foundation affiliate.  On this site you will find:
  • Support group information for adults in the Portland/Vancouver area
  • YEA! Youth with Epilepsy Advocates
  • Brochures on a variety of topics related to epilepsy