MedLink Neurology Podcast is delighted to feature selected episodes from BrainWaves, courtesy of James E Siegler MD, its originator and host. BrainWaves is an academic audio podcast whose mission is to educate medical providers through clinical cases and topical reviews in neurology, medicine, and the humanities, and episodes originally aired from 2016 to 2021.
Originally released: July 18, 2017
It may come as a surprise to you, but patients who seize...will seize. And in this week's episode, we talk about the fundamentals in working up a patient who presents with status epilepticus. So SEIZE the opportunity to learn from Dr. Chloe Hill as she navigates us through this week's Teaching through Clinical Cases. BrainWaves podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only and should not be used to guide medical decision-making in routine clinical practice. The content in this episode was vetted and approved by Chloe Hill.
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