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First Seizure Discharge Instructions: Serving Up The Pizza SLICES!

In Medical Concepts by Michael VerdirameLeave a Comment

It’s a busy night in your emergency department when a 24-year-old confused female is brought in via EMS for a possible first seizure accompanied by her friend.  Her friend reports calling 911 after witnessing the patient fall to the ground stiff and then convulsing for 30 seconds.  The patient is confused and has difficulty answering questions.  From your collateral history, you gather that this confusion has been ongoing since the event.  The patient’s …