P E Smith

Summary

Affiliation: Cardiff University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical recommendations for oxcarbazepine
    P E Smith
    The Epilespsy unit, University Hospital of Wales, Department of Neurology, Health Park, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    Seizure 10:87-91. 2001
  2. doi request reprint The bare essentials: epilepsy
    P E Smith
    The Welsh Epilepsy Unit, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XW, UK
    Pract Neurol 8:195-202. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Selecting specialist registrars by station interview
    P E M Smith
    South Wales Neurology Rotation
    Clin Med 6:279-80. 2006
  4. pmc Scoring posters at scientific meetings: first impressions count
    Philip E M Smith
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Wales, College of Medicine, Cardiff CF14 4XW, Wales, UK
    J R Soc Med 97:340-1. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Seizures: assessment and management in the emergency unit
    Philip E M Smith
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff
    Clin Med 4:118-22. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Palinopsia
    Philip E M Smith
    The Epilepsy Unit University Hospital of Wales, CF14 4XW, Cardiff, UK
    Lancet 361:1098. 2003
  7. pmc Taking over epilepsy from the paediatric neurologist
    Philip E M Smith
    The Epilepsy Unit, Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:i37-41. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Using simulated consultations to develop communications skills for neurology trainees
    Philip E M Smith
    Department of Neurology, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    Eur J Neurol 9:83-7. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint A teenager epilepsy clinic: observational study
    P E M Smith
    The Welsh Epilepsy Unit, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Eur J Neurol 9:373-6. 2002
  10. doi request reprint Goya's deafness
    P E M Smith
    The Epilepsy Unit, University Hospitalof Wales, Cardiff CF144XW, UK
    Pract Neurol 8:370-7. 2008

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical recommendations for oxcarbazepine
    P E Smith
    The Epilespsy unit, University Hospital of Wales, Department of Neurology, Health Park, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    Seizure 10:87-91. 2001
    ..Severe haematological dyscrasias have not been reported with OXC. The enzyme inducing interaction of OXC with ethinyloestradiol and levonorgestrel necessitates additional precautions for women using hormonal contraception...
  2. doi request reprint The bare essentials: epilepsy
    P E Smith
    The Welsh Epilepsy Unit, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XW, UK
    Pract Neurol 8:195-202. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Selecting specialist registrars by station interview
    P E M Smith
    South Wales Neurology Rotation
    Clin Med 6:279-80. 2006
    ..Competency-based assessments should be more widely used in selecting medical trainees...
  4. pmc Scoring posters at scientific meetings: first impressions count
    Philip E M Smith
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Wales, College of Medicine, Cardiff CF14 4XW, Wales, UK
    J R Soc Med 97:340-1. 2004
    ..We conclude that quick ranking by specialists can efficiently identify the best posters for more detailed assessment. On this basis we offer poster-scoring guidelines for use at scientific meetings...
  5. ncbi request reprint Seizures: assessment and management in the emergency unit
    Philip E M Smith
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff
    Clin Med 4:118-22. 2004
    ..Long-term antiepileptic medication should usually be prescribed only by a specialist...
  6. ncbi request reprint Palinopsia
    Philip E M Smith
    The Epilepsy Unit University Hospital of Wales, CF14 4XW, Cardiff, UK
    Lancet 361:1098. 2003
  7. pmc Taking over epilepsy from the paediatric neurologist
    Philip E M Smith
    The Epilepsy Unit, Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:i37-41. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Using simulated consultations to develop communications skills for neurology trainees
    Philip E M Smith
    Department of Neurology, School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    Eur J Neurol 9:83-7. 2002
    ..The technique could be used more widely in neurology training, and may have a role in assessment...
  9. ncbi request reprint A teenager epilepsy clinic: observational study
    P E M Smith
    The Welsh Epilepsy Unit, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Eur J Neurol 9:373-6. 2002
    ..The clinic had an important role in confirming diagnosis, ensuring appropriate management, information provision and aiding seamless transition to adult epilepsy care...
  10. doi request reprint Goya's deafness
    P E M Smith
    The Epilepsy Unit, University Hospitalof Wales, Cardiff CF144XW, UK
    Pract Neurol 8:370-7. 2008
    ..Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome, although previously accepted as Goya's diagnosis, is not supported by the limited evidence. Susac's syndrome or Cogan's syndrome, although both rare, are more likely explanations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Levetiracetam as add-on therapy in generalised epilepsies
    S Pradeep Kumar
    The Epilepsy Unit, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XW, UK
    Seizure 13:475-7. 2004
    ..In four cases, pre-existing antiepileptic medication was withdrawn, leaving levetiracetam as monotherapy. We conclude that levetiracetam is a useful add-on treatment for patients with refractory generalised epilepsies...
  12. ncbi request reprint The investigation of syncope
    Savvas Hadjikoutis
    The Welsh Epilepsy Unit, Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XW, UK
    Seizure 13:537-48. 2004
    ..Furthermore, it is potentially a marker of sudden death when associated with certain cardiac disorders. Here we review the main syncope types and explore diagnostic approaches...
  13. ncbi request reprint Self-discontinuation of antiepileptic medication in pregnancy: detection by hair analysis
    John Williams
    Department of Pharmacology, Therapeutics and Toxicology, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, Wales, UK
    Epilepsia 43:824-31. 2002
    ..Compliance assessment traditionally relies either on self-reporting or on AED plasma level monitoring; neither provides reliable information on drug-taking behaviour over an extended interval (e.g., before, during, and after pregnancy)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sudden unexplained death in epilepsy (SUDEP) following previous seizure-related pulmonary oedema: case report and review of possible preventative treatment
    Rosemary A Swallow
    The Welsh Epilepsy Unit, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XW, UK
    Seizure 11:446-8. 2002
    ..Seizure-related pulmonary oedema is rare but may indicate an increased susceptibility to epilepsy related death. We consider possible preventative measures for patients presenting with seizure-related pulmonary oedema...
  15. pmc The SANAD study of effectiveness of carbamazepine, gabapentin, lamotrigine, oxcarbazepine, or topiramate for treatment of partial epilepsy: an unblinded randomised controlled trial
    Anthony G Marson
    Division of Neurological Science, University of Liverpool, UK
    Lancet 369:1000-15. 2007
    ..We aimed to assess efficacy with regards to longer-term outcomes, quality of life, and health economic outcomes...
  16. pmc The SANAD study of effectiveness of valproate, lamotrigine, or topiramate for generalised and unclassifiable epilepsy: an unblinded randomised controlled trial
    Anthony G Marson
    Division of Neurological Science, University of Liverpool, UK
    Lancet 369:1016-26. 2007
    ..The SANAD study aimed to compare the longer-term effects of these drugs in patients with generalised onset seizures or seizures that are difficult to classify...
  17. ncbi request reprint Adjunctive therapy versus alternative monotherapy in patients with partial epilepsy failing on a single drug: a multicentre, randomised, pragmatic controlled trial
    Ettore Beghi
    Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Milan, Italy
    Epilepsy Res 57:1-13. 2003
    ..To evaluate the value of alternative monotherapy versus adjunctive therapy in partial epilepsy refractory to single antiepileptic drug (AED) therapy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Detecting vigabatrin toxicity by imaging of the retinal nerve fiber layer
    John M Wild
    Cardiff School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:917-24. 2006
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