What is the focus of the evaluation for pediatric first seizure?

Updated: Aug 16, 2018
  • Author: Shelley R Waite, MD; Chief Editor: Amy Kao, MD  more...
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When evaluating a child who has experienced a first seizure, the clinician needs to address the following:

  • An identifiable etiology

  • The most appropriate therapy

  • The prognosis


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