Short Reports

Epilepsy in Irish Psychiatric Inpatient Settings

V. Murphy1, B. Hallahan2, D. Smithwick3, S. Costello4, N. Moloney5, G. Gulati5

Murphy et al report that across 7 acute psychiatric inpatient units, there were 9/267 (3.3%) patients suffering from epilepsy.  All patients were correctly prescribed their antiepileptic medication.  Minimal data was recorded related to seizure type 11.1%, triggers for seizure 22.2%, clinical investigations 22.2%, seizure pattern 0%.

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