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Inpharma Weekly

, Volume 1098, Issue 1, pp 7–8 | Cite as

Early intervention key to improving outcomes in status epilepticus

  • Carlene Todd
Newsletter Article

Abstract

Early and aggressive treatment is crucial for the effective and efficient treatment of patients presenting with status epilepticus. This message was emphasised by presenters * at the American Society for Health-System Pharmacists’ Annual Meeting [ Minneapolis, US; June 1997 ]. The presenters believe that in order to improve both clinical and economic outcomes in status epilepticus, healthcare providers need to follow a predefined treatment protocol. They also believe that fosphenytoin can play a central role in the treatment algorithm.

Keywords

Status Epilepticus Fosphenytoin Emergency Department Arrival Related Medical Cost Working Group Guideline 
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© Adis International Ltd 1997

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  • Carlene Todd

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