The use of computer-assisted-telephone-interviewing to diagnose seizures, epilepsy and Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy
Wendy J D'Souza, Jim Stankovich, Terence J O'Brien, Simon Bower, Neil Pearce, Mark J Cook
Epilepsy Research | ELSEVIER | Published : 2010
Wendyl D'Souza was supported from a Pfizer Alfred a St. Vincent's Hospital Electrophysiology Fellowship, St. Vincent's Hospital Neuro-epidemiology Fellowship and FRACP GSK Fellowship in Neurology. The Centre for Public Health Research is supported by a Programme Grant from the Health Research Council of New Zealand. We would like to thank Ruth Ottman for providing an electronic version of the epilepsy diagnostic interview used with modifications in this study; Nadia Farrell, Linda Seiderer, Lucas Litewka, Graeme Gonzales and Natasha Willems from St. Vincent's Hospital Melbourne Neurophysiology Department for conducting the telephone interviewing; and Charlotte McKercher and Jayne Fryer, from the Menzies Research Institute, for performing the data cleaning and questionnaire mapping. We confirm that we have read the Journal's position on issues involved in ethical publication and affirm that this report is consistent with those guidelines.