Epilepsy

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Epilepsy12 methodology and data submission

The current round of Epilepsy12 comprises two main data processing and reporting components - the organisational audit and the clinical audit. This page provides details on the methodology and data submission process for the two components.
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Administration of rectal diazepam to neonates and infants to treat seizures prior to hospital admission - position statement

This guidance is for ambulance services which need to administer diazepam, a medicine for treating seizures, to neonates and infants. It explains how to accurately administer a 1.25mg or 2.5mg dose directly from a 5mg rectal tube. Buccal midazolam is usually preferred to rectal diazepam in the ho...
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Patient and parent guide to the Epilepsy12 audit

Epilepsy12 is a national audit aiming to improve the quality of care for children and young people with epilepsies in the UK. This guide describes the care provided by paediatric epilepsy services in England and Wales, including their improvement strategies, and was produced as a useful resource for...
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Epilepsy12 - national organisational audit and clinical audit - 2021

Epilepsy is the commonest significant neurological disorder affecting children and young people. Published in July 2021, these latest results from Epilepsy12 provide insight into the diagnosis and care of children and young people with epilepsy, and the organisation of paediatric epilepsy services i...