Feb 2, 2017
It may come as a surprise to you, but patients who seize...will seize. And in this week's episode, we talk about the fundamentals in working up a patient who presents in status epilepticus. So SEIZE the opportunity to learn from Dr. Chloe Hill as she navigates us through this week's Teaching through Clinical Cases. BrainWaves podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only and should not be used to guide medical decision making in routine clinical practice. The content in this episode was vetted and approved by Chloe Hill. REFERENCES 1. Treiman DM, Meyers PD, Walton NY, Collins JF, Colling C, Rowan AJ, Handforth A, Faught E, Calabrese VP, Uthman BM, Ramsay RE and Mamdani MB. A comparison of four treatments for generalized convulsive status epilepticus. Veterans Affairs Status Epilepticus Cooperative Study Group. The New England journal of medicine. 1998;339:792-8. 2. Claassen J, Hirsch LJ, Emerson RG and Mayer SA. Treatment of refractory status epilepticus with pentobarbital, propofol, or midazolam: a systematic review. Epilepsia. 2002;43:146-53. 3. Mayer SA, Claassen J, Lokin J, Mendelsohn F, Dennis LJ and Fitzsimmons BF. Refractory status epilepticus: frequency, risk factors, and impact on outcome. Archives of neurology. 2002;59:205-10.