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What are the tests for neonatal seizures?
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
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In brief: Evaluation
Evaluation includes the observation of the episodes by nurses and physicians, an electroencephalogram (EEG), and neuroimaging (head ultrasound, MRI).
there are tests of blood chemistries, blood tests and lumbar puncture to determine if an infection is causing the seizures.

In brief: Evaluation
Evaluation includes the observation of the episodes by nurses and physicians, an electroencephalogram (EEG), and neuroimaging (head ultrasound, MRI).
there are tests of blood chemistries, blood tests and lumbar puncture to determine if an infection is causing the seizures.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics
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In brief: Electroencephalogram
And serum chemistries to include calcium , magnesium , sodium , and sugar levels.

In brief: Electroencephalogram
And serum chemistries to include calcium , magnesium , sodium , and sugar levels.
Dr. Thomas Riney
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics - Pulmonology
In brief: Workup/Management
The workup and management of neonatal seizures includes a head ultrasound, EEG, metabolic panel, sepsis screening and cardio-pulmonary monitoring.
The treatment depends on the underlying cause and may include supplemental oxygen, correcting metabolic disturbances, and treatment of infections.

In brief: Workup/Management
The workup and management of neonatal seizures includes a head ultrasound, EEG, metabolic panel, sepsis screening and cardio-pulmonary monitoring.
The treatment depends on the underlying cause and may include supplemental oxygen, correcting metabolic disturbances, and treatment of infections.
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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