Epilepsy Awareness

  • Lectures: 10

Epilepsy is a common condition that affects approximately one in 100 people. It is usually diagnosed in childhood and in people over the age of 65, but it can affect anyone.  Around 87 people are diagnosed with epilepsy in the UK every day.

This course covers the following content:

  • What is epilepsy
  • What causes epilepsy
  • Diagnosing epilepsy
  • Treating epilepsy
  • What is an epileptic seizure
  • Common triggers of epileptic seizure
  • Risks associated with epilepsy
  • First aid for someone having a seizure

References

https://www.brainandspine.org.uk/our-publications/our-fact-sheets/epilepsy/?gclid=Cj0KCQjw9ZDeBRD9ARIsAMbAmoYZ9Q7zgwHYKE9QCkbHq_sGcLaHNPHZuiUhjk9vhf5Bl4_g-n9zH5EaAok9EALw_wcB

https://www.epilepsy.org.uk/info/sudep-sudden-unexpected-death-in-epilepsy/accidents

https://www.epilepsyresearch.org.uk/about-epilepsy/death-in-epilepsy/

https://www.epilepsysociety.org.uk/treatment#.W8SLr2hKiUk

https://www.basiccharity.org.uk/epilepsy?gclid=Cj0KCQjw9ZDeBRD9ARIsAMbAmoYkCzNXIrHkWZPZoP36DgFTtZETl4Gg31Xj8-6Ca33tLhToCwfH_08aAjUmEALw_wcB

http://www.epilepsyaustralia.net/epilepsy-and-risk/#ManagementPlan

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