Implementing epilepsy guidelines within a learning disability service

  title={Implementing epilepsy guidelines within a learning disability service},
  author={Esther. Whitten and Andrew Griffiths},
PURPOSE To investigate the usefulness of the implementation of NICE guidelines when reviewing care within an outpatient learning disability service. METHODS We set up a multi disciplinary specialist epilepsy clinic and reviewed all patients with a diagnosis of epilepsy using a specific assessment document based on NICE guidance. We then audited clinical documentation prior to and after the implementation of the clinic. RESULTS We reviewed 23 patients and found that implementing NICE… CONTINUE READING

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