Status Epilepticus

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    Status Epilepticus

    Here are some key references from today’s lecture on Status Epilepticus at ICEM:

    FERNE’s seizure and status epilepticus management guide

    Key practice guidelines related to seizures:

    • ACEP Clinical Policy: Critical Issues In The Evaluation And Management Of Adult Patients Presenting To The Emergency Department With Seizures
    • Treatment of convulsive status epilepticus. Epilepsy Foundation of America. JAMA 1993; 270:854-859.
    • The neurodiagnostic evaluation of the child with first simple febrile seizure. AAP. Pediatrics 1996; 97:769-775.
    • The role of phenytoin in the management of alcohol withdrawal syndrome. Am Soc Addiction Med 1994 / 1998
    • Evaluating the first nonfebrile seizure in chilren. AAN. Neurology 2000; 55:616-623.
    • Role of antiseizure prophylaxis following head injury. BTF / AANS. J Neurotrauma 2000; 17:549-553.
    • Treatment of the child with a first unprovoked seizure. AAN. Neurology 2003; 60:166-175
    • Antiepileptic drug prophylaxis in severe traumatic brain injury. Neurology 2003; 60:10-16

    Special thanks to Professor Andy Jagoda (Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai, New York)

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