Status epilepticus: clinical presentation, cause, outcome, and predictors of death in 119 Ethiopian patients.

@article{Amare2008StatusEC,
  title={Status epilepticus: clinical presentation, cause, outcome, and predictors of death in 119 Ethiopian patients.},
  author={Amanuel Amare and Guta Zenebe and Julie Hammack and Gail Davey},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2008},
  volume={49 4},
  pages={600-7}
}
PURPOSE Status epilepticus (SE) is a common neurological emergency with high morbidity and mortality. There is no study that has been conducted among Ethiopian patients with SE. The purpose of this study was to analyze clinical presentation, causes, complications, outcomes, and predictors of mortality. METHODS In this retrospective study, patients aged >or=13 year with SE were included. Medical records were reviewed and demographic and clinical data were collected. RESULTS Records of 119… CONTINUE READING
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