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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Shakiba Hassanzadeh, MD[2]

Overview

The main part of the seizure history should be about the patient’s awareness, experience, and remembrance of the seizure. Symptoms of seizure may include: aura, prior staring spells, myoclonic jerks, impaired awareness, paresthesias, déjà vu experiences, and confusion.

History and Symptoms

History

  • The main part of the seizure history should be about the patient’s:[1]
    • Awareness
    • Experience
    • Remembrance of the seizure

Symptoms

Symptoms of seizure may include:[1][2]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Gavvala JR, Schuele SU (2016). "New-Onset Seizure in Adults and Adolescents: A Review". JAMA. 316 (24): 2657–2668. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.18625. PMID 28027373.
  2. Bank AM, Bazil CW (2019). "Emergency Management of Epilepsy and Seizures". Semin Neurol. 39 (1): 73–81. doi:10.1055/s-0038-1677008. PMID 30743294.

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