Epilepsy in people with learning disabilities

Gates, Bob, Mengoni, Silvana E. and Durand, Marie-Anne (2015) Epilepsy in people with learning disabilities. New Vistas, 1 (2). pp. 16-20. ISSN 2056-967X

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Abstract

This article reports on an on-going novel feasibility randomised controlled trial [RCT] that is being undertaken to inform the design of a definitive RCT, which will assess the impact of Getting on with Epilepsy,from the ‘Books Beyond Words’ series, as an intervention for people with learning disabilities who have epilepsy. The intervention itself is novel in a number of ways.For example, this is the first time that these acclaimed books have been evaluated in a controlled context. Also the intervention itself is readily available, relatively inexpensive and could, if proven to have impact, provide a cost effective
intervention to address known health issues in a population where health inequity and inequality is problematic.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: © University of West London 2015
Uncontrolled Keywords: epilepsy; learning disabilities; public involvement; randomised controlled trial, novel research
Subjects: Medicine and health > Clinical medicine
Medicine and health
Depositing User: Meried Belete
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2017 15:53
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2017 10:44
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/3084

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