CDU – Post-Ictal

  • For known epileptic patients, who require period of post fit observation prior to discharge.

    Specific admission criteria

    • Epileptic (with “normal” seizure)
    • GCS over 13
    • NOT secondary to;
      • Alcohol Abuse
      • Head Injury

Tasks to complete during admission

Discharge Criteria

  • Full recovery
  • Actions explained to patient
  • Advice NOT TO DRIVE (DVLA)
  • Epileptic Nurse Follow up/review arranged (if required)
  • Letter to GP
  • Responsible Adult/ Over 12hrs from fit (if alone)

Hospital Admission Criteria

• Deterioration /further fit (Must have review by ED team)

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