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    Seizure Disorders

    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 two years is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.
    Screening and Diagnosis
    Nov 15, 2023 Seer Home and Ambulatory Video-EEG-ECG for the Diagnosis of Seizure Disorders [Diagnostic Tests]
    May 15, 2022 Evaluation After a First Seizure in Adults   CME   Alg   PtEd
    Apr 15, 2020 Predicting the Likelihood of a Recurrent Febrile Seizure [Point-of-Care Guides]
    Nov 01, 2015 Unprovoked First Seizures in Adults: Management Recommendations from the AAN [Practice Guidelines]
    Jun 01, 2011 AAP Updates Guidelines for Evaluating Simple Febrile Seizures in Children [Practice Guidelines]
    Apr 01, 2008 AAN Guideline Reassesses the Use of Neuroimaging in the Evaluation of Seizure [Practice Guidelines]
    May 15, 2007 AAN Releases Recommendations for the Diagnostic Evaluation of the Child with Status Epilepticus [Practice Guidelines]
    Patient Education, Self-Care
    May 15, 2022 Seizures in Adults: What You Should Know [Information from Your Family Doctor]   FREE
    Jul 15, 2017 What Should I Know About Seizures and Epilepsy? [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    May 01, 2007 Seizures: What You Should Know [Information from Your Family Doctor]   PtEd
    Jul 01, 2001 What Should I Know About Seizures and Epilepsy? [Information from Your Family Doctor]
    May 01, 2021 Ketogenic Diets for Drug-Resistant Epilepsy [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    May 01, 2018 Antiepileptic Drug Monotherapy for Epilepsy [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Jul 15, 2017 Epilepsy: Treatment Options   Alg   PtEd   Tool
    Feb 01, 2017 Antiepileptic Drugs After First Unprovoked Seizure [Medicine by the Numbers]
    Jun 01, 2016 When to Discontinue Antiepileptic Drug Therapy for Patients in Remission [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Jan 15, 2015 Absence Seizures in Children [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
    Feb 15, 2011 Epilepsy (Generalized and Partial) [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
    Nov 01, 2010 Usefulness of Measuring Antiepileptic Medication Blood Levels in Patients with Epilepsy [Cochrane for Clinicians]
    Nov 15, 2008 Febrile Seizures [Clinical Evidence Handbook]
    Apr 01, 2019 Febrile Seizures: Risks, Evaluation, and Prognosis
    Sep 01, 2005 Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures
    Editorials and Letters
    Dec 01, 2012 Dietary Management of Epilepsy [Editorials]
    Other AFP Content
    Jan 01, 1999 Epilepsy, Driving and the Law [Curbside Consultation]

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