Treatment of out-of-hospital status epilepticus with diazepam rectal gel

@article{Fitzgerald2003TreatmentOO,
  title={Treatment of out-of-hospital status epilepticus with diazepam rectal gel},
  author={Brian J Fitzgerald and Anthony J Okos and John W. Miller},
  journal={Seizure},
  year={2003},
  volume={12},
  pages={52-55}
}
Intravenous access cannot always be promptly obtained when treating status epilepticus outside the hospital. We compared the efficacy and safety of diazepam rectal gel to IV lorazepam in our long-term care facility for adults with developmental disabilities. Diazepam rectal gel was given more quickly and reliably, reducing total seizure time, potential… CONTINUE READING