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Telephone review for people with epilepsy
  1. Phil Smith
  1. Correspondence to Professor Phil Smith, The Alan Richens Epilepsy Unit, Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XW, UK; SmithPE{at}cf.ac.uk

Abstract

Telephone consultations are well suited to epilepsy review, particularly for those ineligible to drive. Careful patient selection and a courtesy call beforehand, by an administrator, increases efficiency and saves patient anxiety and clinician time. This paper gives advice based upon the author's experience of telephone review of patients with epilepsy.

  • EPILEPSY

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Footnotes

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; externally peer reviewed. This paper was reviewed by Victor Patterson, Belfast, UK.

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