The Pediatric Seizure: Assessing Recurrence, Answering Questions

This case-based presentation from pediatric neurologist and epilepsy specialist Ernesto Gonzalez-Giraldo, MD, sheds light on the significance of a first seizure, providing the evidence on risk of recurrence and epilepsy, and offering workup guidelines. Here’s help with responding to parents’ common questions and prepping them to cope if there’s a subsequent seizure.

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Ernesto Gonzalez-Giraldo, MD

Ernesto Gonzalez-Giraldo, MD

Pediatric neurologist and epilepsy specialist

Dr. Ernesto Gonzalez-Giraldo is a pediatric neurologist who cares for children with epilepsy. He specializes in treating patients whose seizures have failed to respond to initial anti-seizure medications. He evaluates patients for epilepsy ...

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