Treatment of Refractory Status Epilepticus

In some children with status epilepticus, seizures persist despite treatment with adequate doses of an initial two or three anticonvulsant medications, and this condition con-stitutes refractory status epilepticus. The exact definition is still unclear...

Status Epilepticus

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.).

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New Management Strategies in the Treatment of Status Epilepticus

DEFINITIONS Status epilepticus has been characterized in modern times as a “seizure of sufficient duration to provide an enduring epileptic condition.”1 Thus

Management of Status Epilepticus - American Family Physician

...seizure activity.4 This definition is generally accepted, although some investigators consider shorter durations of seizure activity to constitute status epilepticus.

Flow chart 1: Convulsive status epilepticus (CSE): Treatment algorithm

treat. acidosis. Refractory status epilepticus (> 60 minutes): • Shift to ICU with facility for hemodynamic monitoring and cEEG monitoring, identification and treatment of

Status Epilepticus | Epilepsy Foundation

This type of status epilepticus requires emergency treatment by trained medical personnel in a hospital setting. This situation can be life-threatening and getting treatment started fast is vital.

Status epilepticus

Status epilepticus (SE), can be defined as

Treatment of non-convulsive status epilepticus

definitions of non-convulsive status epilepticus should include: unequivocal electrographic seizure activity; periodic epileptiform discharges or rhythmic discharge with clinical seizure activity; and rhythmic discharge with either clinical or electrographic response to treatment.

RxList - Definition of Status epilepticus

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