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Treatment of Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus

  • Frank W. Drislane
Part of the Current Clinical Neurology book series (CCNEU)

Abstract

Generalized convulsive status epilepticus (GCSE) usually has stereotyped manifestations and is easy to recognize. It is clearly a medical and neurologic emergency, and many protocols or regimens have been advanced for its treatment. Many neurologists believe strongly that having a treatment protocol, or at least a plan in mind, facilitates treatment and promotes better results. This is not so straightforward with nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE).

Keywords

Valproic Acid Status Epilepticus Absence Status Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus Generalize Convulsion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank W. Drislane
    • 1
  1. 1.Comprehensive Epilepsy Center and Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterHarvard Medical SchoolBoston

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