Intranasal midazolam vs rectal diazepam for the home treatment of acute seizures in pediatric patients with epilepsy.

@article{Holsti2010IntranasalMV,
  title={Intranasal midazolam vs rectal diazepam for the home treatment of acute seizures in pediatric patients with epilepsy.},
  author={Maija Holsti and Nanette C Dudley and Jeff E. Schunk and Kathleen M Adelgais and Richard Greenberg and Cody S. Olsen and Aaron Healy and Sean D Firth and Francis M. Filloux},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={164 8},
  pages={747-53}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare intranasal midazolam, using a Mucosal Atomization Device (IN-MMAD), with rectal diazepam (RD) for the home treatment of seizures in children with epilepsy. DESIGN Prospective randomized study. SETTING Patients' homes and a freestanding children's hospital that serves as a referral center for 5 states. PATIENTS A total of 358 pediatric patients who visited a pediatric neurology clinic from July 2006 through September 2008 and were prescribed a home rescue medication… CONTINUE READING
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