Withholding aggressive seizure treatment from a child with severe intractable epilepsy: a case study.

@article{Boyd2004WithholdingAS,
  title={Withholding aggressive seizure treatment from a child with severe intractable epilepsy: a case study.},
  author={Jennifer R Boyd and Mara Hebbard},
  journal={The Journal of neuroscience nursing : journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses},
  year={2004},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={67-71}
}
A child with severe intractable epilepsy, profound neurological impairment, and frequent and lengthy admissions to the hospital for repeated and prolonged status epilepticus has an uncertain quality of life. The benefit and ethics of repetitive, aggressive seizure treatment are in question. This case study describes a healthcare team's experience when it… CONTINUE READING