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  • Print publication year: 2011
  • Online publication date: August 2011

8 - Medico-legal aspects of epilepsy


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6. Appleton RE, The Mersey Region Pediatric Epilepsy Interest Group. Seizure-related injuries in children with newly diagnosed and untreated epilepsy. Epilepsia 2002; 43: 764–7.