On 1 August 2018, updated guidelines for prevention, detection and management of heart failure were released by the National Heart Foundation of Australia and Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand....
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.