Doctor Discussion Guide
Be sure to ask the questions most important to you every time you visit the doctor.
You know that there are many people with the expertise and experience to help your child. But only you have access to the vital information that they need in order to help.1
Keeping a seizure diary may help your doctors design or modify a treatment plan. It's a good way for you to see if a treatment is working and to keep track of any medications or important side effects.1 Here's the information you should be keeping track of to share with your healthcare team:
Keeping a seizure diary may help your doctors design or modify a treatment plan.
The more details you can provide, the better your healthcare team can tailor your child’s treatment to his or her needs. You can record this information in a notebook, or you can use one of many electronic versions available, like the one at seizuretracker.com.
Despite your efforts, finding the right treatment for your child may not be easy. There are many options available, and what works for one child may not work with another. Sometimes multiple treatments are necessary. For example, people with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) often have to take more than one medication to get the right level of control.2
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