Refractory Generalised Convulsive Status Epilepticus

@article{Klviinen2005RefractoryGC,
  title={Refractory Generalised Convulsive Status Epilepticus},
  author={R. K{\"a}lvi{\"a}inen and K. Eriksson and I. Parviainen},
  journal={CNS Drugs},
  year={2005},
  volume={19},
  pages={759-768}
}
  • R. Kälviäinen, K. Eriksson, I. Parviainen
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • CNS Drugs
  • The patient with status epilepticus has continuous or rapidly repeating seizures. Generalised convulsive status epilepticus (GCSE) is the most common form of the disorder and is a life-threatening condition that requires prompt medical management. Status epilepticus that does not respond to first-line benzodiazepines (lorazepam or diazepam) or to second-line antiepileptic drugs (phenytoin/fosphenytoin, phenobarbital or valproate) is usually considered refractory and requires more aggressive… CONTINUE READING
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