Forms & Information

Forms Instructions

Epilepsy Monitoring Unit Expectations

This handout discusses what to expect in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit.

The Epilepsy Diet

The Epilepsy center at the Providence Brain and Spine Institute together with Providence Outpatient Nutritional Services offers the modified ketogenic diet as a therapy for our adult patients with epilepsy. The major differentiating factor between them all is the amount of calories that come from protein, carbs, and fat.

Your stay on the Providence Epilepsy Services inpatient monitoring unit

A description of your stay on the epilepsy monitoring unit.

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.

Recommended Resource

Antiepileptic Drug Pregnancy Registry

The North American AED (antiepileptic drug) Pregnancy Registry was established in 1997 for pregnant women in the United States and Canada at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

Epilepsy Foundation of Oregon 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

GlaxoSmithKline Bridges to Access

Bridges to Access is a patient assistance program sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline that provides GlaxoSmithKline medicines to applicants who meet eligibility requirements.

NeedyMeds is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with the mission of helping people who cannot afford medicine or health care costs. The information at NeedyMeds is available anonymously and free of charge. 

Partnership for Prescription Assistance

The Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need for free or nearly free.

TSA Travelers with Disabilities and Medical Conditions

Our program covers all categories of disabilities (mobility, hearing, visual, and hidden). As part of that program, we established a coalition of over 70 disability-related groups and organizations to help us understand the concerns of persons with disabilities and medical conditions.