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for Seizures/Epilepsy - New onset/worsening

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Seizures/Epilepsy - New onset/worsening
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines First seizure should be evaluated in ED, assess worsening seizures for new seizure types, compliance and changes in sleep/hormones/stress
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit Obtain witnessed description of event, check anticonvulsant levels, CBC and SGOT/SGPT. Consider epilepsy-protocol brain MRI and EEG in patients with new seizures.(ED)
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)
1) Avoid sleep deprivation, counsel about compliance, no driving 6 months after a seizure
2) Seizures
Appointment Timeframe - New seizure: to ED for evaluation
- Change in seizure type or frequency: call for next available epilepsy appointment
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Hand carry non-UM records and MRI films to visit
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-936-9020
Clinic Location Sites Neurology Clinic at Taubman Center
UM Consulting Physician Epilepsy & Seizures Physicians
Temenuzhka Georgieva Mihaylova MD
Jack Mordecai Parent MD
Revised on: 01/12/2015

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