Epilepsy in the accident and emergency department

Br J Hosp Med. 1994 Jun 15-Jul 12;52(1):42-5.

Abstract

Patients with epilepsy commonly present to the accident and emergency department. This review offers guidelines on a standardised approach to their assessment and management and a framework for potential audit.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Algorithms*
  • Blood Glucose / analysis
  • Emergency Service, Hospital
  • Epilepsy / diagnosis*
  • Humans
  • Medical History Taking
  • Neurologic Examination
  • Patient Discharge
  • Physical Examination

Substances

  • Blood Glucose