Status epilepticus: why, what, and how.

  title={Status epilepticus: why, what, and how.},
  author={Pradeep Pankajakshan Nair and Jayantee Kalita and U. K. Misra},
  journal={Journal of postgraduate medicine},
  volume={57 3},
Status epilepticus (SE) is an important neurological emergency with high mortality and morbidity. The first official definition of SE was the product of 10 th Marseilles colloquium held in 1962 which was accepted by International League Against Epilepsy in 1964. There are as many types of SE as of seizures. SE is supposed to result from failure of normal mechanisms that terminate an isolated seizure. In half of the cases, there is no history of epilepsy and SE is precipitated by some… CONTINUE READING


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