Table 2 Professionals included in the PDTA for patients presenting at emergency services with seizure(s), based on participants’ responses

From: Clinical pathways of epileptic seizures and status epilepticus: results from a survey in Italy

 Which professionals are included in the PDTA for patients presenting at the hospital with single or repeated seizures?
Professionals included in a formal PDTA
(n = 87)*
Professionals involved in informal agreements
(n = 53)*
Epileptologists/neurologists, emergency physicians22 (25%)6 (11%)
Epileptologists/neurologists, emergency physicians, intensivists49 (56%)33 (62%)
Epileptologists/neurologists, emergency physicians, intensivists, specialist in internal medicine15 (17%)14 (26%)
Other specialists1 (1.2%)
  1. *Total number of participants who answered each specific question