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National Hospital Seizure Severity Scale (NHS3)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with seizures using the National Hospital Seizure Severity Scale (NHS3).

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

G40

Description:

The National Hospital Seizure Severity Scale (NHS3, where the S3 indicates Seizure Severity Scale) can be used to determine the severity of the seizures that a patient experiences. It can be used to evaluate anti-epileptic agents during clinical trials. The scale was developed at the Chalfont Centre for Epilepsy based on the Chalfont Seizure Severity Scale.

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