neurology
Epilepsy

Earlier treatment better than later in unprovoked first seizure

In adults with an unprovoked first seizure the use of immediate antiepileptic therapy is preferable to deferred treatment, a novel decision analysis model concludes. Writing in Neurology, researchers from Harvard Medical School said current guidelines from the International League Against Epilepsy (ILEA) recommended making a diagnosis of epilepsy if patients met one of the following ...

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