Letters First seizures in adults

The importance of ECG in first seizure assessment

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g4132 (Published 24 June 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g4132
  1. John J McKinley, DAMC fellow in movement disorders1
  1. 1Dublin Neurological Institute at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital Dublin, Dublin 7, Republic of Ireland
  1. johnmckinley{at}doctors.org.uk

Regarding the cardiological syndromes mentioned in this overview of first seizure management,1 I would like to highlight that electrocardiography (ECG) rather than electroencephalography is mandatory for the identification of …

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