PET - Training Pediatricians To Better Diagnose and Treat Epilepsy

Imagine if most children with cancer were treated by a doctor with no training or experience in cancer. It doesn't seem possible. In epilepsy, however, it's more common than not. That's because pediatric neurologists are few and far between in almost every country; in some countries there are no specialists at all, or only a handful to serve millions of children. In addition, local medical personnel-; pediatricians, family doctors, physician assistants, and nurses; often have little training in, knowledge of or experience with epilepsy.

This phenomenon was known, and accepted, for many decades. Until a perfect storm of events in the United Kingdom began to change everything... CLICK HERE for full article by International League Against Epilepsy & News Medical.



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