Status epilepticus is a medical emergency that usually requires intravenous medication. Medications are given as single IV boluses, or as IV loading doses followed by maintenance doses, or as continuous infusions.
,† Status epilepticus (SE) is a common pediatric neurologic emergency that refers to a prolonged seizure or recurrent seizures without a return to baseline
Medications for Status Epilepticus. Care Notes. Medication List.
Status epilepticus is generally defined as a single or multiple seizures lasting greater than 30 minutes.
Nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE) is characterized by a cognitive or behavioral change which lasts for at least 30 minutes, with EEG evidence of seizures.
Convulsive status epilepticus is an emergency and requires immediate medical attention. Non-convulsive status epilepticus is uncommon and management is less urgent..
Status epilepticus as an initial manifestation of neurosyphilis: a case report. Chien-Hsun Li, Che-Long Su,1 Wei-Chen Lin,2 and Ruey-Tay Lin Departments of Neurology and 2Medical Imaging, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital
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.
Role of new antiepileptic medications in status epilepticus?’’
status epilepticus. a medical emergency characterized by continuous seizures lasting more than 30 minutes without interruption. Status epilepticus can be precipitated by the sudden withdrawal of anticonvulsant drugs, inadequate body levels of glucose, a brain tumor, a head injury, a high fever, or...