A comparison of lorazepam, diazepam, and placebo for the treatment of out-of-hospital status epilepticus.

@article{Alldredge2001ACO,
  title={A comparison of lorazepam, diazepam, and placebo for the treatment of out-of-hospital status epilepticus.},
  author={Brian K. Alldredge and Alan M Gelb and S Marshal Isaacs and Michael Corry and Faith Allen and S Ulrich and Mildred D Gottwald and Nel O'Neil and John M Neuhaus and Mark R. Segal and Daniel H. Lowenstein},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={345 9},
  pages={631-7}
}
BACKGROUND It is uncertain whether the administration of benzodiazepines by paramedics is an effective and safe treatment for out-of-hospital status epilepticus. METHODS We conducted a randomized, double-blind trial to evaluate intravenous benzodiazepines administered by paramedics for the treatment of out-of-hospital status epilepticus. Adults with prolonged (lasting five minutes or more) or repetitive generalized convulsive seizures received intravenous diazepam (5 mg), lorazepam (2 mg), or… CONTINUE READING
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