Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Seizures at the End of Life.
Journal of palliative medicine
california; pacific neurosciences; sjci; jwci
Seizures are physically burdensome and emotionally distressing for patients, families, caregivers, and clinicians. Patients with neurological diseases are at increased risk of having complex, difficult-to-control seizures at the end of life. Palliative care (PC) clinicians asked to provide management of these seizures may not be familiar or comfortable with more complex seizures or epilepsy. A team of neurologists and PC specialists have compiled a list of tips to guide clinicians on how to care for patients having seizures and to support their families/caregivers.
Neurosciences (Brain & Spine)
Sharma, Akanksha; Besbris, Jessica M; Kramer, Neha M; Daly, Farrah N; Singhal, Divya; Jones, Christopher A; and Mehta, Ambereen K, "Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Seizures at the End of Life." (2021). Articles, Abstracts, and Reports. 4673.