Healthcare professionals conference
Managing epilepsy: improving outcomes Healthcare professionals conference
Epilepsy Society and LSBU have come together to deliver a joint conference to help to shape epilepsy services to ensure the best provision of services and outcomes for people with epilepsy. Places at this conference are free for Epilepsy Society Professional members.
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Offering a comprehensive information pack, Epilepsy Review magazine, resources for patients and discounts for Epilepsy Society conferences, the professionals membership scheme keeps you up-to-date and informed on issues relating to epilepsy.
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Febrile seizure research
Febrile seizures, common in babies and young children with a high temperature, are not the first sign of epilepsy according to research published on 10 April 2012.
Research published in the latest issue of ‘Neurology’ indicates that people who do develop epilepsy in later life either have an inherent susceptibility to seizures, or that prolonged febrile seizures may have caused damage to the brain leading to epilepsy.
> Read the full story here
Therapeutic drug monitoring
The Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Unit (TDM) at Epilepsy Society provides a TDM assay service for antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) and a pharmacokinetic consultation service as an aid to individualising patient drug therapy.
> Find out more about using Epilepsy Society's TDM service