Neurol Clin Pract 2021 Apr;11(2):127-133
Department of Neurology (SSO'K), New York University; Department of Neurology (LF, CVK-S, SR-E, KAD), University of Pennsylvania; Department of Neurology (JR), Jefferson Hospital, Philadelphia, PA; Department of Neurology (AK), Emory University, Atlanta, GA; and Department of Neurology (CEH), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Background: The ictal examination is crucial for neuroanatomic localization of seizure onset, which informs medical and neurosurgical treatment of epilepsy. Substantial variation exists in ictal examination performance in epilepsy monitoring units (EMUs). We developed and implemented a standardized examination to facilitate rapid, reliable execution of all testing domains and adherence to patient safety maneuvers. Read More