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Epileptic Disorders

The Educational Journal of the

Epilepsy: a cross-sectional study of paediatricians and general practitioners on their experiences, knowledge and handling of the disease Volume 21, issue 2, April 2019

Authors
1 University Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Centre for Paediatric Research, Leipzig
2 Drug Safety Center and Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Leipzig University, Leipzig
3 University Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Neuropaediatrics, Rostock, Germany
* Correspondence: Astrid Bertsche Universitätsmedizin Rostock, Bereich Neuropädiatrie, Ernst-Heydemann-Str. 8, 18057 Rostock, Germany
  • Key words: epilepsy, paediatricians, general practitioners, rescue medication, safety precautions, education, teaching program, curriculum
  • DOI : 10.1684/epd.2019.1048
  • Page(s) : 197-205
  • Published in: 2019

Aims

Epilepsy is a life-changing disease, and patients with epilepsy may face a number of issues. Paediatricians and general practitioners are often the first to be asked for advice. This cross-sectional study was performed to gain information on the knowledge and experiences of paediatricians and general practitioners on epilepsy.