Status epilepticus: It's not what we've thought or taught

J. M. Freeman

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Abstract

Prevention of status epilepticus is one of the reasons given for administering anticonvulsant drugs to children. Just as it is not necessary to administer long-term anticonvulsant medication to a child after a first seizure, it seems also not necessary to initiate long-term therapy when a child's first seizure is status epilepticus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)444-445
Number of pages2
JournalPediatrics
Volume83
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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