Neuropsychological services are considered an essential component of specialized epilepsy centers. In such a multidisciplinary setting, neuropsychologists interact regularly with other professionals involved in epilepsy patients' care. For these other professionals, this article provides an overview of the background of neuropsychologists, the services they provide, and how their findings contribute to the evaluation of the epilepsy patient. Two case examples are included to illustrate how neuropsychological evaluations are employed in the epilepsy monitoring unit setting.
- Cognitive profile
- Epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU)
- Epilepsy surgical candidate
- Neuropsychological evaluation
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology
- Medical Laboratory Technology