This paper will explore the nature of psychiatric comorbidities in people with an intellectual disability (ID) who have epilepsy. The complexity of clinical presentations and associated comorbidities require thorough assessment utilizing both neurological and psychiatric skills. The neurologist plays a central role in the management of epilepsy in people with ID and therefore requires basic competencies in the assessment of neuropsychiatric comorbidities. This is key to liaison with other specialist services to ensure individuals receive holistic person-centered care.
December 28, 2018
June 9, 2021
Cutaneous Adverse Reactions Associated with Antiseizure Medication: Clinical Characteristics and Implications in Epilepsy Treatment
Cutaneous adverse reaction history may influence antiseizure medication use. Cross-sensitivity is more common in severe cases and most patients are affected by mild, self-limited skin rashes.