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Utility of Laboratory Testing for Children With Seizure in Emergency Department

2014-08-27 03:13:40 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Objective: To evaluate the predisposing factors associated with abnormal laboratory findings in patients who came to the emergency room due to a first seizure.

Methods: Patients were divided into separate groups based on normal and abnormal laboratory results for sodium, potassium, calcium, and glucose. The difference in age, gender, whether this was the first attack, whether there was fever, whether there were gastrointestinal symptoms, the duration and pattern of the seizure, and whether there was a seizure at the emergency department, were evaluated.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Seizure

Location

Taipei Medical University-WanFang Hospital
Taipei
Taiwan
116

Status

Completed

Source

Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:40-0400

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