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Epilepsy

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Cannabis-based medicines

This pharmacy scenario is about cannabis-based medicines and when they should be prescribed.

The management of epilepsy

This module will provide an overview of the management of epilepsy including drug treatments and best practice advice on improving health outcomes.

Status epilepticus: why rapid, aggressive treatment is essential

In contrast to typical epilepsy seizures, untreated SE can last an hour or more, increasing the risk of serious complications

Understanding epilepsy

Over 85 people are diagnosed with epilepsy every day in the UK, pharmacy teams should be aware of this condition.

Epilepsy

This CPD module provides an overview of epilepsy, including the causes, types of seizure, diagnosis and treatments.

Getting to grips with cannabis-based medicines

The reclassification of cannabis-based medicines was a big story in 2018. Here we look at some questions following on from the move

People with epilepsy more likely to die early

People with epilepsy are two to three times more likely to die prematurely than the rest of the population, research suggests

Maternal RA increases epilepsy risk in young

Children born to mothers with rheumatoid arthritis are more likely to develop epilepsy, according to a Danish study

Antidepressants used in pregnancy linked to epilepsy

Mothers who take antidepressants during early pregnancy seem to give birth to children at increased risk of epilepsy



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