Utility of Laboratory Testing for Children With Seizure in Emergency Department
Objective: To evaluate the predisposing factors associated with abnormal laboratory findings in patients who came to the emergency room due to a first seizure.
Methods: Patients were divided into separate groups based on normal and abnormal laboratory results for sodium, potassium, calcium, and glucose. The difference in age, gender, whether this was the first attack, whether there was fever, whether there were gastrointestinal symptoms, the duration and pattern of the seizure, and whether there was a seizure at the emergency department, were evaluated.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01123746
|Taipei Medical University-WanFang Hospital|
|Taipei, Taiwan, 116|
|Principal Investigator:||Hsiao-Feng Chou, M.D.||Pediatrics department, Wanfang hospital|