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How are serial seizures and status epilepticus treated?

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Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology
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In brief: STATUS EPILEPTICUS

Status epilepticus is an emergency and can be fatal, generally any seizure lasted more than 20-30 minutes or multiple seizures occurred without returning to normal alertness between those seizures called status.
Treatment includes, preserving the breathing may need intubation, seizure medication is needed to stop the status and transfering the patient to intensive care unit always needed.

In brief: STATUS EPILEPTICUS

Status epilepticus is an emergency and can be fatal, generally any seizure lasted more than 20-30 minutes or multiple seizures occurred without returning to normal alertness between those seizures called status.
Treatment includes, preserving the breathing may need intubation, seizure medication is needed to stop the status and transfering the patient to intensive care unit always needed.
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
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Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Medicine

Mutiple seizures are usually treated with medications.
Other options include surgery bagel nerve stimulation and kerogen oc diet. Status is an emergency condition of a prolonged seizure and require IV medications.

In brief: Medicine

Mutiple seizures are usually treated with medications.
Other options include surgery bagel nerve stimulation and kerogen oc diet. Status is an emergency condition of a prolonged seizure and require IV medications.
Dr. Ian Stein
Dr. Ian Stein
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