Status epilepticus after the initial diagnosis of epilepsy in children.

@article{Berg2004StatusEA,
  title={Status epilepticus after the initial diagnosis of epilepsy in children.},
  author={Anne T. Berg and S Shinnar and Francine M Testa and Susan R Levy and Daniel Frobish and Susan N. Smith and Barbara Beckerman},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2004},
  volume={63 6},
  pages={1027-34}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the risk and predictors of status epilepticus in children after they have been diagnosed with epilepsy. METHODS In a prospective community-based cohort study of 613 children, the occurrence of status epilepticus after the initial diagnosis of epilepsy was ascertained. Parents were called every 3 months, and interval medical records were reviewed every 6 months. Predictors of primary interest included a history of status before the diagnosis of epilepsy, age at onset… CONTINUE READING