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The Clinical Takeaway: Overdiagnosis of epilepsy is worse than underdiagnosis

The Clinical Takeaway: Overdiagnosis of epilepsy is worse than underdiagnosis

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In this episode:

 

– How is epilepsy diagnosed after one seizure and when is a patient at high risk of recurrent seizures? What are the common triggers?
– How effective are medications and how to determine which is more suitable
– What can we offer patients with drug-resistant epilepsy
– What is SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy)?

 

 

 

Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator

 

Total time: 27 mins

 

Guest: Prof Samuel Berkovic, Chief Medical Officer and Laureate Professor

 
 

Recommended resources:
– The National Epilepsy Support Service Visit website or contact:
1300 761 487

 
 
 

 

 

 

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