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Status epilepticus is generally defined as a single or multiple seizures lasting greater than 30 minutes. If appropriate therapy is delayed, SE can cause permanent neurologic sequela or death, so you should assume that

Status epilepticus in children

1. The following are recognised causes of status epilepticus (SE): a. Hepatic encephalopathy b. Lead poisoning c. Hyperkalaemia d. Anticonvulsant overdose.

What causes status epilepticus?

What is status epilepticus? A seizure involves abnormal electrical activity in the brain affecting both the mind and the body. Many problems can cause you to have a seizure. These include high fever, brain infections, abnormal sodium or blood sugar levels, or head injuries.

Status Epilepticus | Causes

Hypoglycemia Cardiac arrhythmias. Fever. Classification of Status Epilepticus. Generalized.

The uncommon causes of status epilepticus

Uncommon causes of status epilepticus. 113. Table 1 Autoimmune disorders causing SE.

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7. Status epilepticus 7 Drugs which can cause seizures Antibiotics Penicillins Isoniazid Metronidazole Anesthetics, narcotics Halothane, enflurane Cocaine, fentanyl Ketamine Psychopharmaceuticals Antihistamines Antidepressants Antipsychotics Phencyclidine Tricyclic antidepressants.

Prehospital Pediatric Care Course | Dangers of Status Epilepticus

Status Epilepticus. • For pre-hospital care providers, any seizure that: • Is ongoing whenEMTs arrive at the patient’s side, or. • Lasts more than 5 minutes, or.

Pediatric Seizure and Status Epilepticus (SE)

Pediatric Seizures and Status Epilepticus (SE) Edward P. Sloan, MD MPH, FACEP. Page 2 of 8. Overall Seizure Epidemiology.

Status epilepticus

Status epilepticus. Introduction. medical emergency requiring prompt intervention to prevent the development of irreversible brain damage.

Status Epilepticus in the Setting of Acute Encephalitis

Initially, SE due to common causes may closely resemble SE due to rare causes. Common things being common, we consider fever and systemic infection in children.

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