Keywords Status epilepticus Á Seizure Á Guideline Á EEG Á Antiepileptic treatment. Introduction. Status epilepticus (SE) requires emergent, targeted treat-ment to reduce patient morbidity and mortality.
Both generalized tonic-clonic status epilepticus (SE) and subtle SE must be treated aggressively. Maintenance of vital signs
American Epilepsy Society issues guideline and treatment algorithm for convulsive status epilepticus. CHICAGO, February 9, 2016 – Status epilepticus – continuous or rapid sequential seizure activity for 30 minutes or more...
A paper published in the Neurocritical Care Journal from 2012 nicely outlined guidelines for treating this neurologic emergency. This paper detailed the subtypes of status epilepticus, emphasized the high mortality rates of this condition, and summarized the best medical evidence for treatment.
STATUS EPILEPTICUS MANAGEMENT V2.2 (Amended March 2013) ISSUE DATE: NOVEMBER 2011. Page 2 of 6 review date: november 2014. 5. treatment guidelines for status epilepticus in adults.
Status epilepticus (SE) is an epileptic seizure of greater than five minutes or more than one seizure within a five-minute period without the person returning to normal between them. Previous definitions used a 30-minute time limit.
Manage-ment of status epilepticus in infants and children prior to pediatric ICU admission: Deviations from the current guidelines.
Objective: To provide consensus guidelines on evaluation and management of convulsive status epilepticus in children in India (excluding neonatal and super-refractory status
The original guidelines for the treatment of convulsive status epilepticus (CSE) were published in 2000. They were subsequently adopted by the Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG) and taught in their courses across the UK and Europe.
Although these guidelines are helpful, more studies are needed to determine whether this protocol is applicable to children and to address the role of newer drugs such as fosphenytoin, rectal diazepam, and parenteral valproate in the treatment of status epilepticus.