Seizure Versus Syncope

Carl W. Bazil

in Epilepsy

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780199743506
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322794 | DOI:

Series: What Do I Do Now

Seizure Versus Syncope

Show Summary Details


Sudden loss of awareness could represent syncope or seizure. History is usually helpful in making the diagnosis, as characteristics such as tongue biting, incontinence, and postictal confusion are more suggestive of seizure.

Chapter.  986 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.