A study of treatment protocols of surviours and non surviours of status epilepticus in children

Journal Title: Medpulse International Journal of Pediatrics - Year 2018, Vol 5, Issue 1

Abstract

Background: Status epilepticus (SE) is a serious neurological problem in children. In this study we aimed to determine the etiology and outcome of SE in children treated according to aa protocol. Aim and Objective: To study the treatment protocols of surviours and non surviours of status epilepticus in children. Methodology: prospective study 40 patients admitted in PICU studied for status epilepticus. Data collected for demographic character, detailed history and clinical examination. Patient underwent all required investigations. Standard treatment protocol was followed by paediatric intensivist. Results and Discussion: Younger children are more vulnerable for SE. Out of the 30 survivors, 86.7% of patients required only the step I of protocol. Aggressive treatment at the time of admission is likely to decrease the mortality.

Authors and Affiliations

Manojkumar G Patil, Sampada Tambolkar, A D Mishra, Sneha T, Sharad Agarkhedkar

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Manojkumar G Patil, Sampada Tambolkar, A D Mishra, Sneha T, Sharad Agarkhedkar (2018). A study of treatment protocols of surviours and non surviours of status epilepticus in children. Medpulse International Journal of Pediatrics, 5(1), 21-25. https://europub.co.uk/articles/-A-266364