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Comment on ‘SUDEP discussions with patients and families’
  1. Jane Hanna
  1. Correspondence to Jane Hanna, Epilepsy Bereaved, PO Box 112, Wantage, Oxfordshire, Oxford OX12 9EQ, UK; jane.hanna{at}

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I would like to endorse the approach of Dr Leach that the aim of discussion of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP) is positively to support a person to understand and manage their seizures and lifestyle. The guidelines from the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network and the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence have, for over 8 years, encouraged discussion of SUDEP as essential information for …

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