Occurring in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto from April 10-17.

Experiences of lacosamide treatment with a follow-up of at least 6 months were reported. 2. Fast Titration of Lacosamide with Simultaneous Decrease in Concomitant AEDs Can be Well-Tolerated and Effective in Reducing Seizures in Individuals with Drug-Resistant Partial-Onset Epilepsy Poster P05.177, Thursday, April 15, 2010, 7:30 am, Area 808 Objective: To determine whether rapid programmed titration of lacosamide to 400 to 700 mg/time with rapid tapering of concomitant antiepilepsy drugs limits side effects and reduces seizures in patients with drug-resistant partial-onset epilepsy.Second, letting the marketplace form usability assumes that clinicians will be the target users. So EHRs will be only as good as the quality metrics they’re designed to capture; technology can’t get over fundamental measurement problems. We measure many things that have no value to patients, while much of what patients do worth, including our interest, remains unmeasurable. Why, Wachter asks, perform we do nothing similar in health care? In a moving passage, Wachter speaks with a famous surgeon who once spent his evenings before surgery reading his notes on another day’s patients.