Seizure Disorders

  • Donald B. Middleton


Approximately 10% of the population in the United States suffers a seizure, or convulsion, at some point during life.1 If the disorder is recurrent and unprovoked, the patient has epilepsy. At any point in time, about 0.5% of the population across all ages have active seizures requiring medical care.2 The need for the family physician to be comfortable managing seizure disorders is evident.


Status Epilepticus Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Partial Seizure Febrile Seizure Seizure Disorder 
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