Joan K. Austin, DNS, RN

608 STRICKLAND DR

Articles

Behavioral Issues in Pediatric Epilepsy

September 01, 2002

Epilepsy is one of the most common chronic neurological disorders of childhood. Therapy should consist of education to reduce fears and concerns, psychotherapy to decrease triggers for seizures, and careful medication monitoring to avoid those drugs that reduce seizure threshold or have excessive interactions with antiepileptic drugs.