Epilepsy


GEC-KO on the run: A 2-page, evidence-based summary for healthcare providers.  Features a bottom line, what to know about the genetics of epilepsy, red flags for epilepsy with a possible genetic cause, benefits and limitations of genetic testing including clinical utility and management. (Updated Jan 2019)

GEC-KO Messenger: A 5-page, comprehensive evidence-based resource for healthcare providers.  Features a bottom line, what to know about the genetics of epilepsy, how epilepsy is evaluated, benefits and limitations of genetic testing, surveillance and management, resources and more.  (Updated Oct 2017)

Point of care tool: An initial evaluation (including tests and consultations) for the individual with epilepsy in addition to red flags that may indicated a genomic etiology. (Updated Jan 2019)

GEC-KO aims to aid the practicing non-genetics health professional by providing informed opinions regarding genetic/genomic conditions, services and technologies that have been developed in a rigorous and evidence-based manner with periodic updating.  The content on the GEC-KO site is for educational purposes only.  No resource should be used as a substitute for clinical judgement.  GEC-KO assumes no responsibility or liability resulting from the use of information contained herein.