|PROJECT TITLE||PRE-HOSPITAL CARE OF PATIENTS AFTER A SUSPECTED SEIZURE: INCIDENCE, PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS AND COSTS (PREHOSPITAL SEIZURES)|
|Overarching aim||To investigate the incidence, patient characteristics and costs of suspected seizure and which clinical factors predict transport to hospital.|
|Objectives||To use routinely collected clinical data to quantify the incidence, patient characteristics and costs of suspected seizure and which clinical factors predict transport to hospital in the prehospital (ambulance) setting.|
|Methods||Cross sectional design.|
|Outcomes||Incidence, patient characteristics and costs of prehospital presentation of suspected seizure and the clinical factors predict transport to hospital.|
Peer reviewed publications, conference presentations and guidance for ambulance services.
Peer reviewed publications
|Impact||The findings are being used to inform recommendations for ambulance services care of suspected seizures through an update of the Joint Royal Colleges Ambulance Liaison Commitee (JRCALC) guidelines for prehospital management of seizure.|