Status Epilepticus: Risk Factors and Complications

@article{Fountain2000StatusER,
  title={Status Epilepticus: Risk Factors and Complications},
  author={Nathan B. Fountain},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2000},
  volume={41}
}
  • N. Fountain
  • Published 1 February 2000
  • Medicine, Biology, Psychology
  • Epilepsia
Summary: Status epilepticus is common and associated with significant mortality and complications. It affects approximately 50 patients per 100,000 population annually and recurs in >13%. History of epilepsy is the strongest single risk factor for generalized convulsive status epilepticus. More than 15% of patients with epilepsy have at least one episode of status epilepticus and low antiepileptic drug levels are a potentially modifiable risk factor. Other risks include young age, genetic… 

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