Mortality and recovery from refractory status epilepticus in the intensive care unit: a 7-year observational study.

@article{Sutter2013MortalityAR,
  title={Mortality and recovery from refractory status epilepticus in the intensive care unit: a 7-year observational study.},
  author={Raoul Sutter and Stephan Marsch and Peter Fuhr and Stephan R{\"u}egg},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2013},
  volume={54 3},
  pages={502-11}
}
PURPOSE Refractory status epilepticus (RSE) is a life-threatening neurologic emergency with high mortality and morbidity. The aim of this study was to identify and quantify associations between clinical characteristics of adult RSE patients and outcome. METHODS Comprehensive medical chart review was performed of all consecutive adult RSE patients treated on the intensive care units of an academic tertiary care center between 2005 and 2011. Demographics, RSE etiologies and duration… CONTINUE READING
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