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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 157

of 'Convulsive status epilepticus in adults: Treatment and prognosis'

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Generalized convulsive status epilepticus: causes, therapy, and outcome in 346 patients.
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Scholtes FB, Renier WO, Meinardi H
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Epilepsia. 1994;35(5):1104.
 
We report data from 346 admissions for generalized tonic-clonic convulsive status epilepticus (GC-SE); 68% had had epilepsy previously. Outcome was determined by underlying cause, SE duration of>4 h, the presence of more than one medical complication, and the quality of therapy and management. Clonazepam (CZP), diazepam (DZP), and phenytoin (PHT) were most frequently used for treatment.
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Dr. Hans Berger Clinic, Breda, The Netherlands.
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