Emergency Medicine Reports - October 28, 2007

Target Audience:

This CME activity is intended for emergency physicians and family physicians.

Accreditation:

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.3 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty

Editors
Sandra M. Schneider, MD
Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Rochester School of Medicine
Rochester, New York

J. Stephan Stapczynski, MD
Chair
Emergency Medicine Department
Maricopa Medical Center
Phoenix, Arizona

Peer Reviewers
Andrew D. Perron, MD
Residency Director
Maine Medical Center
Falmouth, ME

Colleen O. Davis, MD, MPH, FAAP
Associate Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Rochester
School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY

Author
J. Stephen Huff, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Neurology
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, VA

CME Question Reviewer
Roger Farel, MD
Retired
Newport Beach, CA

Subjects:

  • Seizures and Status Epilepticus in Adults: Part I

Objectives:

  • quickly recognize or increase index of suspicion for specific conditions
  • understand the epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, and clinical features of the entity discussed
  • apply state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic techniques (including the implications of pharmaceutical therapy discussed) to patients with the particular medical problems discussed
  • understand the differential diagnosis of the entity discussed
  • understand both likely and rare complications that may occur

Financial Disclosure:

To reveal any potential bias in this publication, and in accordance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education guidelines, we disclose that Roger Farel, MD (CME question reviewer) owns stock in Johnson & Johnson. J. Stephen Huff, MD (author), Andrew D. Perron, MD (peer reviewer), Colleen O. Davis, MD, MPH, FAAP (peer reviewer), Sandra M. Schneider, MD (editor), and J. Stephan Stapczynski, MD (editor) report no relationships with companies related to the field of study covered by this CME activity.

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