Epilepsy

The NeurologyLive epilepsy clinical focus page provides information, podcasts, videos, and news about the latest FDA actions, clinical guideline updates, study and clinical trial findings, and interviews with physicians related to epilepsy and related epileptic conditions, including Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, Dravet syndrome, tuberous sclerosis complex, focal seizures, nonmotor seizures, and more.

Role of Advocacy Organizations in Seizure Action Plans, Seizure Education

February 17, 2021

A roundtable discussion featuring Scott Perry, MD, Orrin Devinsky, MD, and Tracy Salazar, PhD, details how advocacy organizations can help guide patients with epilepsy and their caregivers with a seizure action plan.

Adjusting Seizure Action Plans With Age

February 16, 2021

A roundtable discussion featuring Scott Perry, MD, Orrin Devinsky, MD, and Tracy Salazar, PhD, details how seizure action plans change from pediatrics to adults and the need for adjustments.

Older Adults With Epilepsy Experience Faster Cognitive Decline

February 11, 2021

Mini-mental state exam scores declined significantly faster in adults with prevalent and incident epilepsy, while digit symbol substitution test scores declined significantly faster in prevalent epilepsy.

Differentiating Seizure Action Plans by Epilepsy Type

February 11, 2021

A roundtable discussion featuring Scott Perry, MD, Orrin Devinsky, MD, and Tracy Salazar, PhD, details the way seizure action plans can differ depending on seizure phenotype and frequency of seizures.