The term transient is used as demarcated in time, with a clear start and finish.” b Definition of status epilepticus: Though there is no formal definition in the Report, SE is defined as “a special circumstance with prolonged or recurrent seizures.” 6 Report of the ILAE Classification Core Group...
Aspects of these definitions were mirrored in the first International Clas-sification of Epileptic Seizures that was developed in 1964 by the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE). Status epilepticus was defined.
The Commission on Classification and Terminology and the Commission on Epidemiology of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) have charged a Task Force to revise concepts, definition, and classification of status epilepticus (SE).
Definitions. • Over 30 years ago the ILAE defined Status Epilepticus as a convulsive seizure lasting > 30 minutes or a failure to recover function following a series of convulsive seizures over 30 minutes. • In 1999 an Operational Definition was.
2. Recommend common medical tests used in the evaluation and diagnosis of status epilepticus (SE). 3. Contrast the classic ILAE definition of SE and the currently recognized time in which aggressive treatment is recommended.
The International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) definition of status epilepticus (ILAE, 1993) is problematic in these areas, since patients often present to health facilities, without adequate documentation of the duration of convulsion.