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13-02-2017 | New Epilepsy Management Phone App released by Epilepsy Ireland

12 February 2017
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To mark International Epilepsy Day 2017, Epilepsy Ireland has today launched the all new Epilepsy Ireland Epilepsy Management App for iPhone. An Android version will be available shortly.

The free app has been developed for Epilepsy Ireland in association with Hewlett Packard App Factory Team in Galway.

The app builds on the original Epilepsy Ireland Seizure Diary app but now comes with a wider range of features to support people with epilepsy and parents of children with epilepsy to record information about their seizures (including video), identify potential triggers and seizure patterns, set important reminders, send emergency texts, organise medical appointments, measure missed medications and collect important data on their epilepsy.

Download for Apple


Key features:

  • Record date, time, type and duration of seizure
  • Record features of the seizure - pre-seizure, during-seizure and post-seizure
  • Create custom seizure types, triggers and seizure features
  • Record suspected seizure triggers
  • Quick access to the phone's camera for parents/ family members to video-record a seizure and link it to an entry in the diary.
  • Customisable emergency SMS ready to send with one touch e.g. during aura stage or following a seizure
  • NEW Set reminders for when medications are due to be taken
  • NEW Set reminders for when prescriptions are running out and when emergency medications are reaching use-by date
  • NEW Set reminders for medical appointments and save notes for each appointment so that you don't forget key questions or discussion points on the day
  • NEW Tracking of missed medication doses and linking of missed doses to seizure occurrence.
  • NEW Easy-to-review seizure details using colour-coded calendar and seizure log
  • NEW Create visual reports based on your seizure diary to help your medical team understand if medications are working and improve individual treatment plans.
  • Email reports from the app to your email address or share data with your medical team
  • Key Epilepsy Ireland contacts and services
  • All user details including login details are now stored on your device and internet connectivity is not required.

The original Epilepsy Ireland app will also continue to be available for both Apple and Android.

For more information and a demo video, see the App homepage

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