Epilepsy and sudden death: what nurses need to know
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Epilepsy and sudden death: what nurses need to know

Lynne Pearce Health journalist

Better access to services and information can improve outcomes among young people with epilepsy

Sudden unexpected death in epileptic people (SUDEP) is thought to be the highest cause of epilepsy-related death in children and adults. However, research suggests that up to 80% of epilepsy-related deaths could be avoided with improved access to services and information.

Nursing Children and Young People. 35, 5, 10-10. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.35.5.10.s6

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