Death in the shadows
Callanan C(2008) Death in the shadows. Nurs Stand 23:3 22–3.
Abstract: Many people with epilepsy are not aware of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP), which is responsible for at least 500 deaths a year in the UK. Campaigners are trying to increase awareness to reduce that number.
- Overview of problem of SUDEP and data confirming need for greater awareness, with emphasis on situation in UK. Written by bereaved family member.