Joseph F Drazkowski
Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
- Symptoms of B12 deficiency can occur in women of child bearing age supplemented with folateJoseph Drazkowski
Department of Neurology Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ 85259, USA
Neurology 58:1572-3. 2002
- Frequency of physician counseling and attitudes toward driving motor vehicles in people with epilepsy: comparing a mandatory-reporting with a voluntary-reporting stateJoseph F Drazkowski
Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Phoenix, AZ 85054, USA
Epilepsy Behav 19:52-4. 2010..A performance gap exists in the appropriate counseling regarding driving for PWE that has potentially significant safety and legal implications...
- Seizure-related motor vehicle crashes in Arizona before and after reducing the driving restriction from 12 to 3 monthsJoseph F Drazkowski
Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Ariz 85259, USA
Mayo Clin Proc 78:819-25. 2003..To evaluate whether changing the seizure-free interval in Arizona from 12 months to 3 months affected the number of seizure-related motor vehicle crashes...
- Driving and flying with epilepsyJoseph F Drazkowski
Department of Neurology Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, Mayo Clinic, 13400 East Shea Boulevard, Scottsdale, AZ 85259, USA
Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 7:329-34. 2007..A person with epilepsy faces considerable challenges when it comes to transportation. Defining these challenges and understanding how to deal with the person with epilepsy and transportation issues is the focus of this article...
- The influence of impression management scales on the Personality Assessment Inventory in the epilepsy monitoring unitCatherine L Purdom
Division of Psychology, Mayo Clinic Arizona, USA
Epilepsy Behav 25:534-8. 2012..The presence of PIM bias generally increases positive predictive power of SOM and SOM-C but decreases negative predictive power...
- Randomized comparison of the Personality Assessment Inventory and the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 in the epilepsy monitoring unitDona E C Locke
Division of Psychology, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ, USA
Epilepsy Behav 21:397-401. 2011..Given its other strengths combined with better diagnostic validity performance, the PAI may be the better personality assessment measure for use in distinguishing patients with epilepsy from those with psychogenic seizures in the EMU...
- Seizure prophylaxis in patients with brain tumors: a meta-analysisJoseph I Sirven
Department of Neurology Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Scottsdale, Ariz, USA
Mayo Clin Proc 79:1489-94. 2004..To assess whether antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) should be prescribed to patients with brain tumors who have no history of seizures...
- Clinical predictors of psychogenic nonepileptic seizures: a critically appraised topicMatthew T Hoerth
Department of Neurology, Division of Education Administration, Mayo Clinic, 13400 E Shea Boulevard, Scottsdale, AZ 85259, USA
Neurologist 14:266-70. 2008..Identification of clinical features that reliably distinguish PNES from ES would be valuable in acute care settings, for patients that have coexisting disorders, and those with multiple event types...
- Counseling for driving restrictions in epilepsy and other causes of temporary impairment of consciousness: how are we doing?Yasir S Shareef
Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, 5777 East Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ 85054, USA
Epilepsy Behav 14:550-2. 2009..Accurate knowledge of driving laws by health care workers and patients has the potential to minimize liability and improve public safety and quality of care...
- Iatrogenic seizures during intracranial EEG monitoringJulie A Khoury
Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Epilepsia 52:e123-5. 2011..No long-term adverse sequelae were noted, however, if unrecognized, iatrogenic seizures could lead to unnecessary exclusion from definitive surgical intervention for refractory epilepsy...
- Frequency of seizures in patients with newly diagnosed brain tumors: a retrospective reviewLaura M Lynam
Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Phoenix, AZ, United States
Clin Neurol Neurosurg 109:634-8. 2007..5). The findings highlight the importance of obtaining appropriate evaluation for underlying malignancy in adults with new-onset seizures as well as provide more information to the patient for prognosis and counseling...
- Do antiepileptic drugs increase the risk of suicidality in adult patients with epilepsy?: a critically appraised topicKristine S Ziemba
Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ 85054, USA
Neurologist 16:325-8. 2010..The analysis that prompted this blanket warning has since been criticized for multiple flaws, and its relevance to patients with epilepsy is unclear...
- Indeterminate EMU admissions: does repeating the admission help?Srijana Zarkou
Mayo Clinic Arizona, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Epilepsy Behav 20:706-8. 2011..If no diagnosis is made after the second EMU admission, subsequent admissions are unlikely to produce a definitive diagnosis...
- Second-generation antiepileptic drugs' impact on balance: a meta-analysisJoseph I Sirven
Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Scottsdale, Ariz, USA
Mayo Clin Proc 82:40-7. 2007..To systematically review available evidence regarding whether second-generation antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) contribute to the risk of balance disorders...
- The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2-Restructured Form in the epilepsy monitoring unitDona E C Locke
Division of Psychology, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ 85259, USA
Epilepsy Behav 17:252-8. 2010..We provide likelihood ratios for scores on RC1, FBS-r, and NUC that can be used by the clinician to calculate posttest odds and probability of nonepileptic seizures using the base rate of nonepileptic seizures in his/her population...
- Code blue: seizuresMatthew T Hoerth
Division of Epilepsy, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Epilepsy Behav 21:189-90. 2011..3%) of the nonhospitalized patients. This retrospective survey provides insights into how code blues are called on hospitalized versus nonhospitalized patients for seizure-like events...
- Olfactory and gustatory hallucinations presenting as partial status epilepticus because of glioblastoma multiformeDan J Capampangan
Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Ann Emerg Med 56:374-7. 2010..The lesion was subsequently identified as glioblastoma multiforme involving the hippocampus and amygdala...
- Risk of choking and aspiration during inpatient video-EEG monitoringKatherine H Noe
Division of Epilepsy, Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Phoenix, AZ 85054, USA
Epilepsy Res 93:84-6. 2011..It is uncertain if interventions such as oral suctioning, lateral decubitus positioning, or oxygen administration reduce the risk of aspiration during vEEG...
- The importance of cardiac monitoring in the epilepsy monitoring unit: a case presentation of ictal asystoleSusan D Agostini
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Neurodiagn J 52:250-60. 2012..The use of cardiac telemetry and baseline EKG are suggested for patients admitted into epilepsy monitoring units as part of the standard epilepsy monitoring protocol...
- Safety of long-term video-electroencephalographic monitoring for evaluation of epilepsyKatherine H Noe
Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic Hospital, 25777 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85054, USA
Mayo Clin Proc 84:495-500. 2009..To determine the rate of medical complications from long-term video-electroencephalographic (EEG) monitoring for epilepsy...
- Seizures among public figures: lessons learned from the epilepsy of Pope Pius IXJoseph I Sirven
Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic Hospital, 5777 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85054, USA
Mayo Clin Proc 82:1535-40. 2007..Pius IX's life holds lessons for modern-day epilepsy advocacy...
- Ellen R. Grass lecture: Back to the future: from grass roots to microchipsJoseph F Drazkowski
Department of Neurology, Epilepsy Division, Mayo Clinic, Arizona, USA
Am J Electroneurodiagnostic Technol 51:69-81. 2011....
- Metastatic prostate carcinoma mimicking meningioma: case report and review of the literatureMark K Lyons
Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Scottsdale, Arizona 85259, USA
Neurologist 12:48-52. 2006..A thorough clinical evaluation may reveal likely diagnostic possibilities. However, in certain cases, the etiology of the underlying lesion may require biopsy or resection to appropriately treat the patient...
- Protracted ictal confusion in elderly patientsRaj D Sheth
Department of Neurology, University of Wisconsin Madison, 600 Highland Avenue, Box H6 574 CSC, Madison, WI 53792 5132, USA
Arch Neurol 63:529-32. 2006..Ictal confusion, particularly if protracted, often presents a diagnostic challenge...
- Management of the social consequences of seizuresJoseph F Drazkowski
Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Ariz, USA
Mayo Clin Proc 78:641-9. 2003..The information in this article should be used to maximize the patient's quality of life...
- Relative influences of adjunctive topiramate and adjunctive lamotrigine on scanning and the effective field of viewKenneth C Mills
Profile Associates, Chapel Hill, NC, United States
Epilepsy Res 78:140-6. 2008..5mg). Thus, driving-related visual and cognitive skills were compromised by adjunctive TPM treatment. Therapeutic doses of adjunctive TPM pose a potential risk of impaired scanning and divided-attention skills...