What is the utility of imaging studies in adult patients after a first-time seizure?
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Neuroimaging with computed tomography (CT) is abnormal in up to half of unselected adult patients with a first-time seizure, resulting in a change in diagnosis in 44%, change in disposition in 26%, and change in acute management in 9%-17%. (SOR: B, systematic reviews of cohorts studies).
Evidence Based Practice 16(2): 09-10.