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Ann Dougan

Ann Dougan, PGDipGPP, MRPharmS, Specialist Pharmacist in Neurosciences at Bart's Health NHS Trust

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    Refractory epilepsy: management in tertiary careSubscription

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    Epilepsy is a neurological disorder marked by sudden recurrent episodes of sensory disturbance, loss of consciousness or convulsions, associated with neurones exhibiting abnormally high electrical excitability in the brain.

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    The first new anti-tuberculosis drug since 1967 could revolutionise therapy and tackle resistant strains.

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    11 MAR 2014

    A 47-year-old woman was admitted to hospital with acute onset dyspnoea and right-sided pleuritic chest pain. She was diagnosed with a PE (pulmonary embolism) in the right lower lobe, which was complicated by left lower lobe pneumonia, and accompanied by anaemia and thrombocytopenia.

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