Antiepileptic drugs for the primary and secondary prevention of seizures in viral encephalitis
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Antiepileptic drugs for the primary and secondary prevention of seizures in viral encephalitis

Kate Rowan-Robinson National nurse manager, Sonic HealthPlus, Osborne Park, Perth, Australia, and member of the Cochrane Nursing Care Field

Summary statement

The mission of the Cochrane Nursing Care Field (CNCF) is to improve health outcomes through increasing the use of the Cochrane Library and supporting Cochrane’s role by providing an evidence base for nurses and healthcare professionals who deliver, lead or research nursing care. The CNCF produces Cochrane Corner columns, summaries of recent nursing-care-relevant Cochrane Reviews that are regularly published in collaborating nursing-related journals. Information on the processes CNCF has developed can be accessed at: cncf.cochrane.org/evidence-transfer-program-review-summaries. This is a Cochrane review summary of: Pandey S, Rathore C, Michael D (2016) Antiepileptic drugs for the primary and secondary prevention of seizures in viral encephalitis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Issue 5. CD010247. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD010247.pub3.

Nursing Standard. 32, 15,41-42. doi: 10.7748/ns.2017.e11059

Correspondence

Kate.Rowan-Robinson@sonichealthplus.com.au

Conflict of interest

None declared

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Received: 31 October 2017

Accepted: 09 November 2017