Intravenous valproate treatment of generalized nonconvulsive status epilepticus.

@article{Kaplan1999IntravenousVT,
  title={Intravenous valproate treatment of generalized nonconvulsive status epilepticus.},
  author={Peter Wolfe Kaplan},
  journal={Clinical EEG},
  year={1999},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={1-4}
}
Status Epilepticus (SE) is a medical emergency warranting prompt treatment with rapidly-acting antiepileptic drugs. For immediate effect, benzodiazepines are the drugs of choice, but may result in morbidity due to respiratory suppression and hypotension. Nonconvulsive status epilepticus usually does not have significant neurological sequelae, and there is little evidence that generalized nonconvulsive status epilepticus (GNSE) causes lasting neurologic deficits. The risk versus benefit of… CONTINUE READING

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