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Seizure Disorders

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on seizure disorders, including antiepileptic medications, epilepsy, febrile seizures, nonepileptic seizures, seizures in the elderly, and status epilepticus. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Categories

Overview

Screening and Diagnosis

Treatment

Editorials and Letters

Patient Education, Self-Care

Other AFP Content



Overview

01/15/2012 Febrile Seizures: Risks, Evaluation, and Prognosis
09/01/2005 Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures

Screening and Diagnosis

11/01/2015 Unprovoked First Seizures in Adults: Management Recommendations from the AAN [Practice Guidelines]
08/15/2012 Evaluation of First Nonfebrile Seizures Differential Diagnosis
06/01/2011 AAP Updates Guidelines for Evaluating Simple Febrile Seizures in Children [Practice Guidelines]
04/01/2008 AAN Guideline Reassesses the Use of Neuroimaging in the Evaluation of Seizure [Practice Guidelines]
05/15/2007 AAN Releases Recommendations for the Diagnostic Evaluation of the Child with Status Epilepticus [Practice Guidelines]

Treatment

06/01/2016 When to Discontinue Antiepileptic Drug Therapy for Patients in Remission [Cochrane for Clinicians] new
01/15/2015 Absence Seizures in Children [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
02/15/2011 Epilepsy (Generalized and Partial) [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
11/01/2010 Usefulness of Measuring Antiepileptic Medication Blood Levels in Patients with Epilepsy [Cochrane for Clinicians]
11/15/2008 Febrile Seizures [Clinical Evidence Handbook]

Editorials and Letters

12/01/2012 Dietary Management of Epilepsy [Editorials]

Patient Education, Self-Care

05/01/2007 Seizures: What You Should Know Patient Education
07/01/2001 What Should I Know About Seizures and Epilepsy? Patient Education

From Familydoctor.org

Epilepsy
Febrile seizures

Other AFP Content

01/01/1999 Epilepsy, Driving and the Law [Curbside Consultation]

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