More aggressive management needed for children with refractory convulsive status epilepticus
The management of refractory convulsive status epilepticus (RCSE) varies at different medical centers and from patient to patient. Rapid success in aborting these non-stop seizures is crucial as the risk of neurological damage is high and, though rare, may result in death depending on seizure duration. By pooling data and analyzing current RCSE management practices, researchers conducted a study that could lead to improved treatment outcomes for potentially life-threatening seizures.
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