Journal article

The prevalence and demographic distribution of treated epilepsy: a community-based study in Tasmania, Australia

WJ D'Souza, SJ Quinn, JL Fryer, BV Taylor, DM Ficker, TJ O'Brien, N Pearce, MJ Cook

Acta Neurologica Scandinavica | WILEY | Published : 2012


Funding Acknowledgements

Wendyl D'Souza was supported from a Pfizer Alfred & St Vincent's Hospital Electrophysiology Fellowship, St Vincent's Hospital Neuro-epidemiology Fellowship and FRACP GSK Fellowship in Neurology. This project was generously supported by grants from The Booth Estate Launceston, Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation, GSK Neurology, Clifford Craig Medical Research Trust - North West Tasmania and Menzies Research Institute NHMRC Capacity Building Grant. The Centre for Public Health Research is supported by a programme Grant from the Health Research Council of New Zealand. We thank the Tasmanian Regional Divisions of General Practice, Specialist Physicians of Tasmania, The Epilepsy Association of Tasmania, the Pharmaceutical Guild of Tasmania, the Tasmanian Branch of the Pharmacist Society of Australia, and the Society of Hospital Pharmacists. We also thank our research assistants Nicola Mulcahy, Leanne Barnes, and Charlotte McKercher from the Menzies Research Institute for their considerable efforts in participant liaison, data processing, and management.