Tailor the choice of anti-depressant medication for the initial management of a patient with depression based on maintaining therapy long term to achieve more positive patient outcomes and response.
The management of a patient with epilepsy usually involves one or more pharmacological management strategies. This is discussed with Dr Dan McLaughlin, who is a neurologist from the Brisbane area.
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.