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Status Epilepticus Protocol from MassGeneral Hospital Epilepsy

12/24/2014
06:16 | Author: Allison King

Status epilepticus protocol
Status Epilepticus Protocol from MassGeneral Hospital Epilepsy

Status Epilepticus is a medical emergency. Outcome correlates with rapidity of treatment and response, and with underlying etiology. Protocols.

Begin concurrently with benzodiazepine (above).

PHENOBARBITAL 20 MG/KG (75 mg/min) 40 min.

Misra UK, Kalita J, Pa R.

INITIATE EEG MONITORING Contact Neurologist/Epilepsy Specialist. INTUBATE (If not done previously) 50 min.

OBTAIN CT SCAN (If clinically indicated).

50-60 min. PENTOBARBITAL, 5 MG/KG IV (loading dose) to obtain burst suppression on EEG.

LORAZEPAM, 0.1 MG/KG IV (<2 MG/MIN.) 5-10 min.

Correct underlying cause of Status Epilepticus 3-48 hours.

Taper Midazolam, Pentobarbital or Propofol after above complete 24-48 hours.

30 - 40 min.

FOSPHENYTOIN, ADDITIONAL 10 MG/KG IV (150 MG/min.) or PHENYTOIN (10 MG/KG @ 50 MG/MIN).

All protocols, however, should be used with caution and modified as clinical circumstances dictate.

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Appendix C - Protocol for status epilepticus, first consultation - Nice

10/23/2014
04:28 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

Status epilepticus first line treatment
Appendix C - Protocol for status epilepticus, first consultation - Nice

Protocol for treating status epilepticus in adults and children. 1.1 Treating convulsive status epilepticus in adults. General measures. 1st stage (0-10 minutes) o.

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Guidelines for the evaluation and management of status epilepticus

8/22/2014
02:08 | Author: Chloe Allen

Status epilepticus protocol
Guidelines for the evaluation and management of status epilepticus

Guidelines for the evaluation and management of status epilepticus. Neurocrit Care. 2012 Aug;17(1):3-23. [246 references] PubMed External Web Site Policy.

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EFNS guideline on the management of status epilepticus in adults

6/21/2014
12:24 | Author: Chloe Allen

Status epilepticus protocol
EFNS guideline on the management of status epilepticus in adults

In-house protocol for the general management and specific pharmacological treatment of status epilepticus (SE); Initial management: Assessment and control of.

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