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5 Jul 2019

Risk of sudden unexpected death for teenagers with epilepsy dramatically reduced if they get right care, research shows

Health and Social Care Correspondent

The risk of sudden unexpected death for teenagers with epilepsy can be dramatically reduced if they get the right care, according to research published today. It highlights how families are not being properly warned about the risks of dying from epilepsy and a wide variation in care. We have spoken to one mother who lost her daughter suddenly without warning.