People with refractory epilepsy often experience long delays in diagnosis and referral from primary care to specialist tertiary centres that can offer effective treatment such as surgery, an Australian study has found. The lack of standardised referral pathways and poor communication between GPs, general neurologists and tertiary centres may mean that patients with refractory epilepsy ...
Room for improvement in epilepsy referral pathways
By Michael Woodhead
13 Jul 2020