What Causes Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)?
September 12, 2013 at 3:00 PM EDT/2:00 PM CDT
What causes SUDEP? Doctors have some ideas, but they don’t really know yet. There are several research studies trying to answer this question. Some studies are looking at the many possible causes of SUDEP by following people living with epilepsy as well as reviewing the records of those who have died. Others are measuring what happens to your heart and lungs during a seizure. Join Dr. Elizabeth Donner and Dr. Lisa Bateman as they help address this important issue.
Talking About Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)
On Wednesday, October 23, 2012 at 3:00 PM EDT, speakers discused the difficult task of talking about the possiblity of death in epilepsy, especially SUDEP. When and how nurses and doctors should ideally talk about SUDEP with a patient and their family, what people with epilepsy and their families should be asking their doctors and a review of research studies on this topic was given.
Preventing Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)
On Wednesday, June 12, 2013, Dale Hesdorffer, PhD and Daniel Friedman, MD discussed the most current thinking on ways you can reduce the risk of SUDEP.
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