Category list : Epilepsy
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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
Five specialist nurses visited London this week with some of their young patients to celebrate HRH the Duchess of Cornwall becoming the royal patron of Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity.
Nurse-led project helps women with epilepsy plan pregnancyVideoSubscription
Nurses at The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust have helped devise a short animation designed to aid women with epilepsy plan and prepare for pregnancy.
Warnings about the risk posed by taking the epilepsy drug sodium valproate during pregnancy are note reaching patients, a charity survey has indicated.
As she comes to the end of her varied and impactful career, Anne Sweeney, pediatric nurse specialist at Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, ruminates on her start, her legacy, and her plans for the future
A nurse from Liverpool has been honoured for 23 years as a Roald Dahl nurse caring for children with epilepsy.
David Parker-Radford calls on community nurses to take action in order to improve epilepsy care for the homeless
Almost half of women with epilepsy are unaware of the risks of taking epilepsy medicine sodium valproate, according to a new survey by three leading UK epilepsy charities.
New patient guidance on emergency contraceptionSubscription
New guidance for patients on how the emergency contraceptive can be affected by other medicines has been issued by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency.
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.