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Volume 35, Issue 4
Publication date: October 1, 2014
Expiration date: October 1, 2017

New Onset Seizures
Michael Wong, MD, PhD (Moderator)
Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics, and Neurobiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Robin Ryther, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Division of Pediatric Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Judith L.Z. Weisenberg, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Division of Pediatric Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

Learning Objectives
After completing this activity, the physician should be better able to:
1. Identify key features of the history to ask about when evaluating a child with a possible first-time seizure.
2. Describe different seizure types and the classification of seizures.
3. Recognize seizure mimickers and generate a differential diagnosis of seizures.
4. Use diagnostic testing appropriately to evaluate a child with a first unprovoked seizure.
5. Discuss the risks and benefits of medical and nonmedical treatment options for seizures.


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