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Status epilepticus (SE) is a medical emergency that requires rapid and aggressive treatment to prevent neuronal damage, systemic complications and death. When the seizures associated with SE do not respond to initial drug therapy; thus becoming what...
Herbal products have been taken for centuries for a variety of reasons. Over the past 15 years, more and more people have taken herbal products for their general health. Popular herbal products in America include: gingko biloba, echinacea,...
On a brisk, sunny November morning, while resting in a secluded grove of orange and yellow-leaved trees, Warren Lammert sits on the concrete steps of a hotel in Virginia and recounts one of the scariest moments of his life – the day his then-8...
Are the newer antiepileptic drugs different than the older ones? We are fortunate in 2006 that physicians have a great deal more choice when deciding the best drug treatment options for their patients than they did even a short while ago. In the...
Washington-Five professionals who care for people with epilepsy shared their thoughts on how to improve the experience of patients who are admitted to the epilepsy monitoring unit. Judy Ahn-Ewing, a registered EEG technician, explained that patients...

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