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Test Your Expertise in Adult Seizure Conditions: An Online Medical Simulation

  1. In a patient presenting with a possible seizure, which test(s) can be used to exclude structural abnormalities in the brain as a potential cause?
    Electroencephalography (EEG)
    Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computed tomography (CT)
    EEG and CT
    Statistical parametric mapping
  2. Focal seizures are further distinguished by motor onset or non-motor onset which can be used to classify the seizure if the feature was initially observable; otherwise it is used as a seizure descriptor.
    Which of the following statements about non-motor onset seizures is true?
    They are usually observable
    They may include symptoms of dysphasia/aphasia, lacrimation, or hot-cold sensation
    They include focal epileptic spasms
    They are most common in people > 65 years
  3. Most of adult-onset seizures (especially seizure onset at age 65 or older) are:
    Unknown onset seizures
    Focal-onset seizures
    Generalized onset seizures
  4. Which of the following treatments would be appropriate as monotherapy for a 11-year-old girl with focal-onset seizures?
  5. In 3 adjunctive studies in patients with uncontrolled seizures, cenobamate demonstrated a seizure-free rate of:
    11% to 18%
    13% to 21%
    21% to 28%
    25% to 30%