EFNS guideline on the diagnosis and management of alcohol‐related seizures: report of an EFNS task force

  title={EFNS guideline on the diagnosis and management of alcohol‐related seizures: report of an EFNS task force},
  author={G. Br{\aa}then and E. Ben-Menachem and E. Brodtkorb and R. Galvin and J. C. Garc{\'i}a-Monc{\'o} and P. Halasz and M. Hillbom and M. Leone and A. B. Young},
  journal={European Journal of Neurology},
  • G. Bråthen, E. Ben-Menachem, +6 authors A. B. Young
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Neurology
  • Despite being a considerable problem in neurological practice and responsible for one‐third of seizure‐related admissions, there is little consensus as to the optimal investigation and management of alcohol‐related seizures. The final literature search was undertaken in September 2004. Consensus recommendations are given graded according to the EFNS guidance regulations. To support the history taking, use of a structured questionnaire is recommended. When the drinking history is inconclusive… CONTINUE READING
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