Diagnosis and management of epilepsies in children and young people


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This is an evidence based guideline covering the diagnosis and management of the epilepsies of children and young people aged from one month to 19 years of age (remaining in secondary education). The terms "children" or "child" are used throughout the guideline to cover the age band indicated above, except where there are issues specific to young people.

Guideline No. 81, ISBN 1 899893 24 5, March 2005

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Register of Interest
A register of interest is not available for this guideline. In line with the SIGN Document Retention Schedule (24/07/2010), after publication of this guideline, hard copies of declarations of interest were held at the SIGN Executive offices for one year. The declarations of interest were then archived for a further three years before being destroyed along with other guideline related documents. This schedule has now been revised.

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