Dr Andrew Khoo explains key points for the diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and what treatment options are available in general practice.
Dr Denis Crimmins discusses the diagnosis and classification of seizure disorders. The identification of the type of seizure and the epilepsy syndrome is important as these will guide the investigation and management of epilepsy.
This feature discusses the impact of epilepsy and its treatment on women in the childbearing years. Areas covered include contraception, labour, pregnancy and lactation and the impact anti-epileptic drugs may have on a developing foetus and baby.
As GPs we all see patients who have anxiety disorder or depression during pregnancy. Once identified these patients benefit from early intervention which can include consultation with other health care professionals.