Rethinking Seizure Care Blog

Rasmussen’s Syndrome in Children

Rasmussen’s syndrome is surrounded by mystery and is a rare form of epilepsy that has features of an autoimmune disorder where immune system cells fight against brain cell ...

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Pediatric Epilepsy and Behavioral Health

Many young people who are suffering from epilepsy also experience other issues with their health and their mental state. In fact, 50% of young people with epilepsy will experience ...

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Understanding Pediatric Coma Patients

Scales for coma have been created as a means to help better predict the outcome of the patient and the depth of consciousness. The use of various neurophysiologic tests and ...

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Remote Monitoring Could Help Detect Seizures in Newborns Who Are At Risk

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia recently announced that a team of researchers has found an easy and effective method of monitoring seizures in newborns. The method can ...

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Can Teleconsultation Prove Effective for Children with Epilepsy?

  It does not matter where you are; in this current era, you are in a country in which the COVID-19 pandemic has made major changes in many areas of life. From education to the ...

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Pediatric Patients with Traumatic Brain Injuries in the ICU

Those who have had a traumatic brain injury are often at risk of posttraumatic epilepsy. This is a well-known fact, but most of the data are from adult patients rather than ...

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Observed Brain Activity Occuring in Absence Epilepsy

Recent research coming from Cardiff University has found “brain activity that underlies absence epilepsy.” This discovery has the potential to provide a new array of therapies ...

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Can an Algorithm Predict Seizure Origin in Pediatric Patients?

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Long-Term Affects on Children with Epilepsy

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Potential Help for Children with Serious Seizures

A study that is coming out of New Zealand and Australia could mean that doctors in the emergency room finally have a better method of treating epileptic seizures in children. ...

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