Status epilepticus.

M Gonçalves, R Almeida, J P Viana

Abstract


Status Epilepticus can assume as many forms as there are types of epileptic seizures, and its clinical outcome largely depends on the etiology. Convulsive Status Epilepticus is a common emergency associated with high morbidity and mortality, but prompt and appropriate pharmacological therapy can reduce both. The authors present a rational treatment protocol for this syndrome.

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