Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Seizures at the End of Life.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Seizures are physically burdensome and emotionally distressing for patients, families, caregivers, and clinicians. Patients with neurological diseases are at increased risk of having complex, difficult-to-control seizures at the end of life. Palliative care (PC) clinicians asked to provide management of these seizures may not be familiar or comfortable with more complex seizures or epilepsy. A team of neurologists and PC specialists have compiled a list of tips to guide clinicians on how to care for patients having seizures and to support their families/caregivers.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Sharma, A; Besbris, JM; Kramer, NM; Daly, FN; Singhal, D; Jones, CA; Mehta, AK

Published Date

  • May 1, 2021

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 24 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 760 - 766

PubMed ID

  • 33787329

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-7740

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1089/jpm.2021.0096


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States