MANAGEMENT OF SEIZURES

See Acute Seizures/Status epilepticus

See Collapsed patient

Assessment

Look for acute cause:

If known epileptic, exclude precipitants

If known epileptic, assess degree of recent control

Assess for injuries

Investigation

EUC (not required after unremarkable seizure in epileptic who quickly recovers)

Anticonvulsant drug levels (in inadequately controlled or monitored epileptic)

CT brain indication

Management

Disposal

Discharge if (otherwise admit):

Outpatient referral to: