October 12, 2020

Early Awareness Towards Epilepsy Transition

A lack of awareness or guidance in the process of patients seeing a pediatric epilepsy care specialist to an adult care specialist can make the transition process for a patient with epilepsy difficult. Sucheta M. Joshi, MD, MS, described it as “a truck hitting you,” for those who come into the transition process with little to no understanding of what next steps they might be taking in their care.