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ICU Protocols pp 697-701 | Cite as

Status Epilepticus

  • Soonu Udani
Chapter

Abstract

Status epilepticus involves the following main issues besides controlling the seizures in status epilepticus: to prevent or treat airway compromise, further hypoxemia and hypercarbia, and any further neurological dysfunction. Mechanical ventilation may be necessary to save the patient’s life.

Keywords

Status Epilepticus Respiratory Depression Oral Suction Neonatal Seizure Refractory Status Epilepticus 
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© Springer India 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pediatric Intensive Care UnitP.D. Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research CentreMumbaiIndia

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