The American Academy of Neurology’s Epilepsy Update Quality Measurement Set workgroup retired 3 of the 2009 recommendations; revised 5 recommendations; and added 2 more. The new quality measurement set includes:
At each encounter:
o Specify etiology, seizure type, and epilepsy syndrome
o Ask about side effects of antiepileptic therapy and offer intervention
Once a year:
o Counsel women of childbearing potential with epilepsy
Every 2 years:
Fountain NB, Van Ness PC, Bennett A, et al. Quality improvement in neurology: epilepsy update quality measurement set. Neurology. 2015;84(14):1483-1487.