Midazolam in the treatment of status epilepticus in children.

@article{Rivera1993MidazolamIT,
  title={Midazolam in the treatment of status epilepticus in children.},
  author={Refugio Rivera and M Segnini and Ar{\'i}stides Baltodano and Virginia Barrag{\'a}n P{\'e}rez},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={21 7},
  pages={991-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy and safety of midazolam given as a continuous infusion in the treatment of status epilepticus in children. DESIGN Prospective, open study. SETTING Pediatric intensive care unit. PATIENTS Twenty-four children with seizures, in whom three repeated intravenous doses of 0.3 mg/kg of diazepam, 20 mg/kg of phenobarbital, and 20 mg/kg of phenytoin failed to bring the episode under control. INTERVENTIONS All patients received a bolus of midazolam (0.15 mg/kg… CONTINUE READING

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