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INNOVATIONS
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 152  |  Issue : 7  |  Page : 244

Epilepsy App for patients: Epilepsy Help


1 Department of Neurology, Apollo Speciality Hospital, Nellore 524 003, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 Department of Radiology, Apollo Speciality Hospital, Nellore 524 003, Andhra Pradesh, India

Date of Submission02-Nov-2019
Date of Web Publication25-May-2021

Correspondence Address:
Bindu Menon
Department of Neurology, Apollo Speciality Hospital, Nellore 524 003, Andhra Pradesh
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijmr.IJMR_1936_19

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How to cite this article:
Menon B, Manam G. Epilepsy App for patients: Epilepsy Help. Indian J Med Res 2020;152, Suppl S1:244

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Menon B, Manam G. Epilepsy App for patients: Epilepsy Help. Indian J Med Res [serial online] 2020 [cited 2021 Sep 27];152, Suppl S1:244. Available from: https://www.ijmr.org.in/text.asp?2020/152/7/244/316742

A mobile application (APP) for epilepsy patients Epilepsy App, a first time feat in the country, was launched on 10th April 2016, Nellore, India, by Dr Bindu Menon Foundation [Figure 1]. It can be downloaded on an Android phone from the Play Store by typing “Epilepsy Help” [Figure 2]. There are no patents applied for the app. This is a free download in three languages (English, Hindi and Telugu). This App with information about epilepsy is a comprehensive application with 15 subcategories. Patients can enter their personal data and have a seizure diary to note events, Let an alarm for medicines and there is also an appointment tracker. Patients can upload their blood, neuroimaging and seizure videos as well. When a patient experiences auras, he/she can alert a friend or relative with an 'ALERT' option that dials the saved emergency contact. This App can make the epilepsy patient confident and help in managing his/her own disease with the respective treating physician.
Figure 1: Epilepsy Help App to be downloaded from Android phone Play Store.

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Figure 2: Home screen of the Epilepsy Help App.

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