Tag: Epilepsy

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Clinical Applications, Today's Neurologist,

The Future of Deep Brain Stimulation

While deep brain stimulation (DBS) has a short list of approved FDA indications, the list of potential uses is quite long. At the 2018 meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, Michael S. Okun, MD, Professor of Neurology, University of Florida, discussed what the future of DBS might look like. In his presentation, Novel and…
Clinical Applications, Today's Neurologist,

Choosing Wisely® for Epilepsy Patients

With the ever-present risk of seizure looming, decision-making can be difficult for patients with epilepsy. Balancing risks and rewards can be tricky in all aspects of their lives. So it’s natural that you want to remove any uncertainty about treatment that you can, helping them maintain as much control over this aspect of their lives…
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Is a Seizure Always a Sign of Epilepsy?

Most people have an image in their head of what a seizure looks like, based on portrayals on television and in the movies. But the reality is much more complex. This newsletter will help you educate your patients about recognizing the signs of a seizure and when it’s important to seek the professional care of…