https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14656566.2019.1618272 This review summarises the current most robust evidence available for the use of the newer AEDs belonging to generation two and three in elderly people with epilepsy. The article provides practical evidenced based clinical information to help prescribers choose the most appropriate AED from the drugs discussed.
SUDEP Action and a coalition of epilepsy organisations and experts urge Government to publish their No Deal Brexit ‘Yellowhammer’ papers, so steps can be taken to prevent epilepsy deaths due to medication shortages. CLICK HERE
Click link here: https://www.youngepilepsy.org.uk/guide-for-schools/
RCPCH EQIP will help to support epilepsy service teams to identify sustainable improvements within their services for children and young people with epilepsy. link for more details
Remote Assessment of Disease and Relapse – Central Nervous System (RADAR-CNS) is a new collaborative research programme that will explore the potential of wearable devices to help prevent and treat depression and epilepsy
The Queens Nursing Institute is revising it’s existing guidance on epilepsy and homelessness.. Samantha Dorney-Smith, project lead is particularly interesting in your views on the document. https://www.qni.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Epilepsy_and_homelessness_web.pdf Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
The latest draft guidelines including the research and information CBD and epilepsy. https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/GID-NG10124/documents/evidence-review-9
NICE has published draft recommendations on the use of cannabis-based medicinal products following a comprehensive evaluation of their clinical and cost-effectiveness. http://www.independentnurse.co.uk/news/more-research-on-cannabis-based-medicinal-products-needed/218356/