Treatment of Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus

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


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).


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

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

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