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What are the 6 elements to distinguish the syncope from seizure?
1. situational elements
2. proceding symtpoms
3. convulsive element
4. duration
5. injury
6. aftermath
Analyze syncope with the 5 elements
1. high situational elements
2. preceding Sx: lightheadedness
3. little convulsive element
4. short duration
5. rare injury
6. quick recovery
Analyze seizure with the 6 elements
1. Low situational element
2. preceding Sx: aura
3. long duration
4. high convulsive element
5. often injury
6. clouding of consciouness, Todd's paresis
What is Todd's paresis
Focal weakness after seizure
Give 3 types of First seizure
1. acute symptomatic seizure
2. remote symptomatic seizure
3. cryptogenic seizure
What is the most common type of first seizure
Acute symptomatic seizure
How to distinguish acute symptomatic seizure
1. acute provoking cause identified
2. multiple seizure during same admission
3. short-term clustering of seizure
4. high short term mortality
Give 1 electrolyte disturbance which may lead to acute symptomatic seizure
Sever hyponatraemia