Documentation of Seizures - Epilepsy Queensland
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Documentation of seizures

Epilepsy Queensland can provide you with a template for documentation of seizures. This will assist your doctors with diagnosis and treatment.


Accurate recording of seizure descriptions by witnesses is an important part of managing a person’s epilepsy. There are no definitive diagnostic tests for epilepsy or for determining a particular seizure type. Therefore, doctors rely on accurate accounts and recording of frequency and severity of seizures, to:

  • make a diagnosis
  • guide treatment
  • determine potential triggers
  • differentiate seizure types or new seizure presentations

For more information click below to download the ‘How to best record seizures’ fact sheet.

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