CT in patients presenting with fitting


Immediate non-contrast CT is possibly useful for emergency patients presenting with seizure to guide appropriate acute management especially where there is an abnormal neurological examination, predisposing history, or focal seizure onset



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Reference

C. L. Harden et al. Reassessment: Neuroimaging in the emergency patient presenting with seizure (an evidence-based review). Report of the Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology. Neurology 2007;69:1772-1780


Content by Dr Íomhar O' Sullivan 15/12/2007, 15/02/2009. Last review Dr ÍOS 24/04/16-> .