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Several months ago the FDA wrote a warning letter to Cyberonics regarding possible problems with the production of vagus nerve stimulators (VNS). They were mainly concerned that the methods, the facilities and or controls used for the manufacturing...
Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) are an uncomfortable topic, one which is difficult for both patients and healthcare professionals to discuss as well as treat, and yet it is estimated that PNES are diagnosed in 20 to 30% of patients seen at...
Rectal Diastat (dye-ah-stat) is the best known treatment for acute repetitive seizures (bout or cluster of seizures with retention of consciousness in between seizures). Yet, there are other “off-label” medications under discussion and being...
As nighttime approaches your heart beats faster as your anxiety level rises. “What if a seizure happens tonight? What if no one is there to help?” Whether you are patient or caregiver, the fear of nocturnal seizures can be intensely...
Mistakes are common in any profession, and often expected in varying degrees. However, medication errors made by healthcare professionals are usually unexpected and may be associated with serious, potentially life-threatening health-related...

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