Epilepsy: clinical review
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With around 1% of the population being treated for epilepsy, it is important for general practice nurses to know enough about the condition and the medications used to be able to support patients, and to conduct annual reviews in a systematic and comprehensive way.
This resource covers the diagnosis and management of epilepsy including prevalence, clinical features and investigations. Key learning points for GPs and other healthcare professionals are how to take a detailed clinical history, choosing an anti-epileptic drug and surgical options.
After completing this activity, you should be better able to:
Dr Melissa Maguire, Consultant neurologist, Leeds
NHS North Staffordshire and Keele University
This resource is provided at an advanced level by MIMS Learning. Read the article and reflect on what you have learned, then answer the test questions at the end.
Complete the resource to obtain a certificate of completion to include in your revalidation portfolio. You should record the time spent on this resource in your CPD log.
PRACTICE NURSE FEATURED ARTICLE
Epilepsy: what general practice nurses need to know Dr Ed Warren