This app gives the probability of an episode of altered consciousness being due to an epileptic seizure based on the answers to 13 questions.
It provides an interpretation of the probability score obtained.
It enables each record to be stored on the phone or tablet and uploaded on to a secure web server for later download as a .xls or .csv file.
The work underpinning the app was carried out in Nepal and the app is likely to be applicable to the resource-poor world. It has been tested further in Nepal and India and the results published in scientific journals.
The app is likely to be useful in poorer countries of the world and is simple enough to use by health workers working in conjunction with doctors. Doctors in these countries who are not experienced in epilepsy may find it a useful aid.
The app should NOT be used in the developed world.
The app has should NOT be used in children under the age of 9.
More information is available on www.epilepsyapp.org
The app has been developed by Dr Victor Patterson, founder of Synapse Teleneurology Ltd and built by NetProphets Cyberworks Pvt Ltd who jointly hold its intellectual property.