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Summary of recommendations for the management of infantile seizures: Task Force Report for the ILAE Commission of Pediatrics.

This report provides a comprehensive foundation of an approach to infants with seizures, while identifying where there are inadequate data to support recommended practice, and where further data collection is needed to address these deficits.

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: treatment discontinuation in adolescents and young adults.

Aims: To determine the prevalence of methylphenidate, dexamfetamine and atomoxetine prescribing and treatment discontinuation in adolescents and young adults.

Non-pharmacological interventions for cognitive difficulties in ADHD: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common neurodevelopmental disorder in children and is associated with significant risk of educational failure, interpersonal problems, mental illness, and delinquency.

The relationship between ADHD symptom dimensions, clinical correlates, and functional impairments.

Objective: To better understand how heterogeneity in ADHD symptoms relates to heterogeneity in functional impairment domains in children with ADHD after accounting for demographic variables and comorbidities...

Aggravation of epilepsy by antiepileptic drugs.

Antiepileptic drugs may paradoxically worsen seizure frequency or induce new seizure types in some patients with epilepsy. The mechanisms of seizure aggravation by antiepileptic drugs are mostly unknown and may be related to specific...

The medical management of the epilepsies in children: conceptual and practical considerations.

Epilepsy in children encompasses several syndromes. The cardinal feature of these syndromes is a predisposition to epileptic seizures but each is associated with different prognoses. The goals of treatment will clearly differ between...

Effects of breastfeeding in children of women taking antiepileptic drugs.

Background: Breastfeeding is known to have beneficial effects, but there is concern that breastfeeding during antiepileptic drug (AED) therapy may be harmful to cognitive development. Animal and human studies have demonstrated...

What's new in: "genetics in childhood epilepsy".

In recent years, different mutations in genes that control the excitability of neurons have been described in idiopathic childhood epilepsies. Most commonly, sodium/potassium channelopathies and GABA-receptor mutations are involved.

Cognitive side effects of anti-epileptic drugs. The relevance in childhood epilepsy.

In recent years several new anti-epileptic drugs have been introduced, also for the treatment of childhood epilepsy. A major concern is their effect on learning and cognitive development. Testing the genuine effects on cognition of the...

Incidence, prevalence and aetiology of seizures and epilepsy in children.

Aim: To (1) summarize published, peer-reviewed literature about the incidence and prevalence of epilepsy in children from developed and developing countries around the world, and (2) discuss problems in defining aetiologies of...

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