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First seizures in adults

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g2470 (Published 15 April 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2470

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Re: First seizures in adults

Excellent article. Is there a typo in the first word of the second sentence below? Should this say ECG?

The most important initial tests in the acute setting are blood glucose measurement (for hypoglycaemia or hyperglycaemia) and electrocardiography. Electroencephalography is mandatory in anyone with loss of consciousness, as syncope of any cardiac cause may present as a secondary hypoxic seizure, and

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25 April 2014
P Jardine
paediatric neurologist
university of bristol
Bristol