Term: Seizure Disorders (Chronic Disease Algorithm)
Last Updated: 2005-11-29
A seizure disorder is defined on the basis of a diagnosis or prescription drug for the condition. The diagnosis-based definition is at least one hospitalization or Physician Visit over one year for seizure disorder (ICD-9-CM=345: Epilepsy). The prescription-based definition is at least one prescription over one year for an anti-convulsant medication.
- Ambulatory Visits - Physician
- International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, with Clinical Modifications (ICD-9-CM)
- Brownell M, Martens PJ, Kozyrskyj A, Fergusson P, Lerfald J, Mayer T, Derksen S, Friesen D. Assessing the Health of Children in Manitoba: A Population-Based Study. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy and Evaluation, 2001. [Report] [Summary] (View)
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