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Help epilepsy researchers identify the most important topics for research

Study title

Survey to help refine topics for Cochrane systematic reviews epilepsy and Parkinson's Disease


The Cochrane Epilepsy group is an international network of health care professionals, researchers and consumers. Their activities are co-ordinated by Liverpool University, UK.

About the study

The Cochrane Epilepsy group collects evidence to help inform assessment, treatment and care of people with epilepsy. They use an approach called a systematic review. This approach brings together evidence from existing research studies to inform decisions about peoples’ health.

The Cochrane Epilepsy group need your help to identify the most important topics for updated and new systematic reviews.

When will this study be recruiting?

Until the end of 1st January 2019

What will participants be asked to do?

You will be asked to answer an online survey. This will ask for your views on the most important topics for updated and new systematic reviews on epilepsy.

Time to complete the survey will vary, depending on how much you want to say. It may take between 10 minutes and 30 minutes to complete.

The surveys will be anonymous, so you will not have to provide any information that identifies you, such as your name.

Who can take part?

You can take part if you have experience of epilepsy. This includes:

  • People with epilepsy
  • Family members
  • Carers
  • Care professionals
  • Members of a support or interest group
  • Researchers

Who is conducting the research?

The Cochrane Epilepsy group. It is funded by the National Institute for Health Research.

If you have any questions, please contact

Who has reviewed this study?

The Research Ethics and Integrity Office at University of Liverpool


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Take part

Event Date: 
Tuesday 12 May 2015 (All day)

Comments: read the 1 comments or add yours


I have had epilepsy for over thirty years, am currently having seizures about six times a year and am a regular attendant at Queen Square Epilepsy department where my consultant is Professor Sander..
I am interested in contributing my expert patient experience by participating in any participating in any relevant research. I have filled in your questionnaire.
I look forward to hearing from you

Submitted by roger stephens on

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