Issues in Patients With Severe Epilepsy

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Issues in Patients With Severe Epilepsy. Program Goal. Disclaimer. Defining Severe Epilepsy. The Challenges of Severe Epilepsy. “Severe” May Be in the Eye of the Beholder. Diagnosis. Right Seizure Type -- Wrong Syndrome. Reviewing the Case. Reviewing the Case (cont). - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Issues in Patients With Severe Epilepsy

Issues in Patients With Severe Epilepsy

Program Goal

Disclaimer

Defining Severe Epilepsy

The Challenges of Severe Epilepsy

Severe May Be in the Eye of the Beholder

Diagnosis

Right Seizure Type -- Wrong Syndrome

Reviewing the Case

Reviewing the Case (cont)

A Rational Approach to Treatment

Seizure Diaries Are Often Valuable

Addressing Frustration

Case Example

Right Diagnosis Wrong Drug?

Rescue Plans

Managing Adverse Effects

Beyond Medication

The Surgical Option

The Broader Context

Summary and Key Points

Abbreviations

References

References (cont)