An introduction to nursing children and young people with epilepsy

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Abstract

Epilepsy is a condition which affects the brain and is defined as a tendency to have unprovoked seizures. It is one of the most common neurological conditions. A seizure is a sudden burst of unnecessary electrical activity in the brain. This electrical activity disrupts the way the brain usually functions. There are numerous different types and presentation of seizure. This article will explore these and briefly consider the nursing care required.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1115-1117
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Journal of Nursing
Volume28
Issue number17
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 26 Sep 2019

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