Status epilepticus

T. A. Payne*, Thomas P Bleck

*Corresponding author for this work

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Generalized convulsive status epilepticus is a medical emergency. Knowledge of the pathophysiology of status epilepticus and the pharmacology of the medications used to treat it allow one to devise a rational protocol for management. Anticipation of medical complications facilitates intervention when required. Prognosis depends largely on the underlying causes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)17-38
Number of pages22
JournalCritical Care Clinics
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine


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