Education Review Articles

The articles below have been selected by the Education Council for providing important educational content that is related to specific Learning Objectives of the ILAE Curriculum.

The aetiology of psychogenic non-epileptic seizures: risk factors and comorbidities
Stoyan Popkirov, Ali A. Asadi-Pooya, Roderick Duncan, David Gigineishvili, Coraline Hingray, Andres Miguel Kanner, W. Curt LaFrance Jr, Chrisma Pretorius, Markus Reuber on behalf of the ILAE PNES Task Force
Epileptic Disorders, Vol. 21, issue 6, December 2019
ILAE Curriculum Learning Objective addressed by this article:
1.8.1 Describe the epidemiology, psychiatric and experiential risk factors of PNES (L1)

Management of epilepsy in pregnancy: a report from the International League Against Epilepsy Task Force on Women and Pregnancy
Torbjörn Tomson, Dina Battino, Rebecca Bromley, Silvia Kochen, Kimford Meador, Page Pennell, Sanjeev V. Thomas
Epileptic Disorders, Vol. 21, issue 6, December 2019
ILAE Curriculum Learning Objective addressed by this article:
2.8.2 Identify and provide counseling on issues related to drug interactions (L2)

The role of EEG in patients with suspected epilepsy
Selim R. Benbadis, Sándor Beniczky, Edward Bertram, Stephanie MacIver, Solomon L. Moshé
Epileptic Disorders, Vol. 22, issue 2, April 2020
ILAE Curriculum Learning Objective addressed by this article:
1.4.1 Determine whom should receive EEGs, be familiar with sensitivity and specificity, and how to interpret the report in the clinical context (L1)

The importance of semiological information based on epileptic seizure history.
Peter Wolf, Selim Benbadis, Petia S. Dimova, Kollencheri Puthenveettil Vinayan, Rosa Michaelis, Markus Reuber, Elza Márcia Yacubian
Volume 22, issue 1, February 2020
Epileptic Disorders, Vol. 22, issue 2, April 2020
ILAE Curriculum Learning Objective addressed by this article:
1.3.2 Extract semiology information from patient history (L1)