Managing the first seizure.

  • R S Mclachlan
  • Published 1993 in
    Canadian family physician Medecin de famille…


Although 9% of people will experience a seizure during their lifetime, most do not have epilepsy. Following the first seizure, acute systemic or neurologic disease must be excluded, electroencephalography performed, and psychosocial impact (including driving) addressed. A history of focal seizure origin, neurologic deficit on examination, an abnormal… (More)


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@article{Mclachlan1993ManagingTF, title={Managing the first seizure.}, author={R S Mclachlan}, journal={Canadian family physician Medecin de famille canadien}, year={1993}, volume={39}, pages={885-8, 891-3} }