Category: Clinician’s Corner

Members of our Professional Advisory Board (PAB) periodically offer in-depth articles on topics relevant and interesting to the epilepsy community

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Seizure Safety During Summer

- Clinician's Corner

Seizure Safety During Summer By: Joan Asmus, BSN, LSN, NBSCN – Professional Advisory Board Member It’s summertime! Many of us are expanding our activities to include fresh air and summer-specific activities. For many people, the scariest aspect of epilepsy is not knowing when or where a seizure will occur, and

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Managing Your Epilepsy (Part 3): Being an Active Participant in Your Care

- Clinician's Corner

People with epilepsy partner with their health care team in order to bring about better seizure control. In the first article Dr. Rogin emphasized the importance of taking medication as prescribed. Additional means of self-management are discussed in this article.

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Managing your Epilepsy (Part 2): Communicating with your Team

- Clinician's Corner

Managing your Epilepsy (Part 2) – Communicating with your Team
By: Professional Advisory Board Member, Tess Sierzant, APRN, CNS

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Managing your Epilepsy (Part 1): Managing your Medications

- Clinician's Corner

Managing your Epilepsy (Part 1): Managing your Medications by: Professional Advisory Board Member, Joanne Rogin MD, FAAN

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Neurostimulation Treatments for Epilepsy

- Clinician's Corner

Neurostimulation Treatments for Epilepsy by: EFMN’s Professional Advisory Board Member Patricia Penovich, MD

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New Medication for the Treatment of Epilepsy

- Clinician's Corner

New Medication for the Treatment of Epilepsy by: Professional Advisory Board Member, Joanne Rogin, MD

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Pediatric Epilepsy Syndromes

- Clinician's Corner

Pediatric Epilepsy Syndromes by Dr. Lily Wong-Kisiel, M.D., Mayo Clinic

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Sleep and Epilepsy

- Clinician's Corner

Sleep and Epilepsy by Dr. Mithri Junna, M.D., Mayo Clinic

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Seizures, Sleep, Snoring, and Side Effects: What’s the big deal?

- Clinician's Corner

Seizures, Sleep, Snoring, and Side Effects: What’s the big deal? by Laura Speltz, M.D., Pediatric Neurologist

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Pregnancy and Epilepsy: Helpful Information for Mother and Baby

- Clinician's Corner

Pregnancy and Epilepsy: Helpful Information for Mother and Baby by Dr. David Burkholder, Mayo Clinic

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