The classification of seizures and epilepsy

Seán J Slaght
Consultant Neurologist and Epileptologist, Wessex Neurological Centre Southampton and Queen Alexandra Hospital Portsmouth

In this expert presentation Dr Séan Slaght, consultant neurologist and epileptologist, describes the latest changes to the definition and classification of epilepsy and seizures. This module describes: The benefits of classification of epilepsy and seizures, The 2017 definition of seizure and epilepsy, The 2017 classification of seizures and epilepsy, Differences and characteristics of focal and generalized seizures, How to understand seizure aetiology, Two patient cases on identification and classification of epilepsy and seizures.