John Libbey Eurotext

Testing patients during a seizure Volume 23, issue 5, October 2021

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1 Neurology Department, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences; Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kauno klinikos, Affiliated member of the European Reference Network EpiCARE, Kaunas, Lithuania
2 Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Danish Epilepsy Center, Affiliated member of the European Reference Network EpiCARE, Dianalund and Aarhus University Hospital; Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
* Correspondence: Dovydas Burkojus Neurology Department, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kauno klinikos, Kaunas 50009, Lithuania

Recognizing seizure semiology is essential for identifying, characterizing and classifying seizures [1]. Important semiological features (such as attention, awareness, speech, memory, etc.) require active assessment during seizures. Therefore, standardized protocols for behavioural testing of people with epilepsy are needed in order to assess these semiological features. In 2016, a European consensus procedure was developed by a joint taskforce of the International League Against Epilepsy that focuses [...]

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