Em basic- seizures


Disposition of patients not seizing



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Disposition of patients not seizing
-New onset seizure

-Discharge with neurology or primary care followup

-Usually won’t start a seizure medications until 2nd or 3rd seizure
PEARL: Make sure to give very specific discharge instructions to avoid dangerous activities that could result in bad thing if patient has another seizure like driving, operating heavy machinery, SCUBA diving, skydiving, etc. Also shower with a chair in the shower in of another seizure with someone nearby just in case, no baths. Check your state and local laws regarding notification of the Department of Motor Vehicles for license suspension. This may be a mandatory reporting in your state




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