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Diagnosis and Evaluation of Patients With Seizures 

Diagnosis and Evaluation of Patients With Seizures
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Diagnosis and Evaluation of Patients With Seizures
Author(s):

Ali A. Asadi-Pooya

and Michael R. Sperling

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190214968.003.0001
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date: 23 August 2019

Approximately 10% of the general population will experience at least one seizure within their lifetimes. However, not all individuals go on to develop epilepsy. Proper diagnosis of “epilepsy” requires that a physician do more than simply establish that recurrent seizures have occurred or are highly likely to occur after the first one.

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