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First seizures in adults

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 28 April 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2977

In this Clinical Review by Heather Angus-Leppan, an error occurred in the section “What investigations are needed after a first seizure in the acute setting?” (BMJ 2014;348:g2470, doi:10.1136/bmj.g2470). The second sentence should read, “Electrocardiography [not Electroencephalography] is mandatory in anyone with loss of consciousness, as syncope of any cardiac cause may present as a secondary hypoxic seizure, and potentially fatal arrhythmias, particularly long QT syndromes (Brugada syndrome), will otherwise be missed.”


Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2977

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