Definition & Background Status epilepticus (SE) presents in a multitude of forms, dependent on etiology and patient age (myoclonic, tonic, subtle, tonic-clonic, absence, complex partial etc.).
Status Epilepticus-Definition. 1. Major motor (convulsive) status Three(3) seizures uninterrupted by consciousness or a single prolonged seizure greater than 1/2 hour. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation.
Convulsive Status Epilepticus. This term is used to describe the more common form of emergency situation that can occur with prolonged or repeated tonic-clonic (also called convulsive or grand mal) seizures.
This retrospective study evaluates the difference in diagnosis of SE between operational definition and traditional definition of status epilepticus. Between July 1, 2012, and June 30, 2014, patients discharged with ICD-9 codes for epilepsy (345.X) in...
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The definition of status epilepticus en-compasses a wide variety of clinical conditions, and several classification schemes have been proposed. Status epilepticus can be categorized accord-ing to age at onset, etiology, and clinical and EEG features (Table 12-1).
A decade ago, the EFA convened a working group to define status epilepticus.4 They described this condition as two or more sequential seizures without full recovery of consciousness between seizures, or more than 30 minutes of continuous seizure activity.4 This definition is generally accepted...
The proposed new definition of SE is as follows: Status epilepticus is a condition resulting either from the failure of the mechanisms responsible for seizure termination or from the initiation of mechanisms, which lead to abnormally, prolonged seizures (after time point t1).