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This guideline covers diagnosing and managing epilepsy in children, young people and adults in primary and secondary care, and referral to tertiary services. It aims to improve diagnosis and treatment for different seizure types and epilepsy syndromes, and reduce the risks for people with epilepsy.
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- 1 Diagnosis and assessment of epilepsy
- 2 Information and support
- 3 Referral to tertiary specialist services
- 4 Principles of treatment, safety, monitoring and withdrawal
- 5 Treating epileptic seizures in children, young people and adults
- 6 Treating childhood-onset epilepsies
- 7 Treating status epilepticus, repeated or cluster seizures, and prolonged seizures
This guideline covers care for adults and young people (aged 10 years and older) with physical health problems that are completely or partly caused by an alcohol-use disorder. It aims to improve the health of people with alcohol-use disorders by providing recommendations on managing acute alcohol withdrawal and treating alcohol-related conditions.
to an intensive care unit (ICU). The most commonly used medication is phenytoin. This should be used with care and close monitoring...
Evidence-based recommendations on methadone and buprenorphine (oral formulations) for managing opioid dependence in adults.
Evidence-based recommendations on mexiletine (Namuscla) for treating the symptoms of myotonia in adults with non-dystrophic myotonic disorders.
previously missed or misread letters and discharge summaries. Examples include phenytoin removed from repeat when it should not have...
Evidence-based recommendations on cenobamate (Ontozry) for treating focal onset seizures with or without secondary generalised seizures in adults with drug-resistant epilepsy that has not been adequately controlled with at least 2 antiseizure medicines.
Summary of the evidence on oral erythromycin for gastroparesis (delayed stomach emptying) in adults to inform local NHS planning and decision-making
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing hypertension (high blood pressure), including pre-eclampsia, during pregnancy, labour and birth. It also includes advice for women with hypertension who wish to conceive and women who have had a pregnancy complicated by hypertension. It aims to improve care during pregnancy, labour and birth for women and their babies.