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Sleep and epilepsy: unfortunate bedfellows
  1. Frances Mary Gibbon1,
  2. Elizabeth Maccormac2,
  3. Paul Gringras3
  1. 1 Child Health, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK
  2. 2 Sleep and Neurodisability, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
  3. 3 Children’s Sleep Medicine, Evelina Childrens Hospital, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Professor Paul Gringras, Paediatric Neurosciences, Evelina Childrens Hospital, London SE1 7EH, UK; paul.gringras{at}gstt.nhs.uk

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  • Contributors PG conceived the content of the review. PG and FMG contributed to writing the review. EM wrote the parent account that begins the whole review and read and checked the rest of the review.

  • Funding Professor Gringras and Dr Gibbon are investigators on the Changing Agendas in Sleep and Treatment in Childhood Epilepsy (CASTLE) Project— independent research funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) under its Programme Grants for Applied Research Programme (RP-PG-0615-20007). The views expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the NHS, the NIHR or the Department of Health.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors PG conceived the content of the review. PG and FMG contributed to writing the review. EM wrote the parent account that begins the whole review and read and checked the rest of the review.

  • Funding Professor Gringras and Dr Gibbon are investigators on the Changing Agendas in Sleep and Treatment in Childhood Epilepsy (CASTLE) Project— independent research funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) under its Programme Grants for Applied Research Programme (RP-PG-0615-20007). The views expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the NHS, the NIHR or the Department of Health.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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