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The Neurotransmitters: Evaluation of New Onset Seizures

Listen here to The Neurotransmitters: A Clinical Neurology Podcast about everything neurology! Join Dr. Michael Kentris to learn more about common clinical scenarios, the newest studies, challenging clinical cases, and more. Dr. Kentris can be found on Twitter @DrKentris or by email at

Originally released: May 27, 2022

The question of what to do with new onset seizures is a very common one in neurologic practice. Here we'll go through some common questions such as:

Was it a seizure?

What can mimic seizures?

What kind of evaluation should be done to assess for the risk of a second seizure?

Did this podcast answer some of your most common questions about first time seizures? If so, great! If not, what aspects need more fully covered? Your feedback is always appreciated!

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