M E O'Regan

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Benzodiazepines are routinely used by the rectal route for the treatment of acute epileptic seizures: if a benzodiazepine was absorbed from nasal administration this could provide a more acceptable alternative to rectal administration. Nineteen children (age range 7 months to 14 years) with intractable epilepsy were chosen. The EEG's showed unequivocal(More)
Non-convulsive status epilepticus (NCSE) is a common complication of the childhood epileptic encephalopathies. An essential feature for the diagnosis of non-convulsive status epilepticus is a continuous epileptiform activity on the electroencephalogram (EEG). Dementia is thought to be a possible long-term sequel of non-convulsive status epilepticus, the(More)
A series of 25 children, 13 females and 12 males, who had an acquired communication disorder together with epilepsy, but did not fulfil the strict criteria of the Landau-Kleffner syndrome, was studied. All children had a clinical neurological evaluation, speech and language assessment, an awake and sleep EEG, cranial MRI, SPET scan, and audiometry. Clinical(More)
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