Read now

WMS 2020

Discover the conference highlights

Risk factors identified for cognitive impairment in older adults with epilepsy

Recent studies have highlighted the prevalence of cognitive impairment in older adults with epilepsy, and identified clinical factors associated with cognitive impairment in these patients.

In a study of 38 epilepsy patients aged 55 years or older, patients had significantly more cognitive impairment than nonepileptic controls, according to Dr Geoffrey Tremont of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, USA.

Ology Medical Education is a global provider of independent medical education. Its mission is to provide healthcare professionals with high-quality, trusted medical information with the aim of helping optimize patient care.

No responsibility is assumed by Ology Medical Education for any injury and/or damage to persons or property through negligence or otherwise, or from any use or operation of any methods, products, instructions, or ideas contained in the material herein. Because of rapid advances in the medical sciences, Ology Medical Education recommends that independent verification of diagnoses and drug dosages should be made. The opinions expressed do not reflect those of Ology Medical Education or the sponsor. Ology Medical Education assumes no liability for any material contained herein.