Category list : Epilepsy
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The number of nurses specialising in the care of epilepsy in children has increased over the last two years, but their distribution remains patchy across the country, according to a national audit.
Asthma, epilepsy and mental health are among the key disease areas identified as priorities to undergo a national performance review in England.
Cannabinoids can reduce seizures in some people with severe, drug-resistant epilepsy, but they increase the risk of adverse events, according to a review summarised by an NIHR Signal
Classifying, diagnosing and treating epilepsy presents challenges that can be overcome by improving knowledge among patients and professionals. This article is accompanied by a self-assessment questionnaire so you can test your knowledge after reading it
An epilepsy drug has been approved for use in the NHS to treat children with the condition in Wales.
David Parker-Radford calls on community nurses to take action in order to improve epilepsy care for the homeless
Nurses recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list earlier this year have been presented with their British Empire Medals.
Guidance to help healthcare professionals assess patients’ fitness to drive has been given a much-needed major overhaul.
Warnings about the risk posed by taking the epilepsy drug sodium valproate during pregnancy are note reaching patients, a charity survey has indicated.
Patients with epilepsy in part of Buckinghamshire are to test new information packs designed by a nurse to help them avoid unnecessary visits to accident and emergency when experiencing a seizure.