Out-of-Hospital Status Epilepticus and Use of Benzodiazepines

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Out-of-Hospital Status Epilepticus and Use of Benzodiazepines

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Benzodiazepines are considered safe and effective in treatment of status epilepticus occurring in out-of hospital settings when administered by paramedics. Status epilepticus is defined here as seizure activity for greater than five minutes. Lorazepam is the recommended agent.


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Yang, Tou Cher. (2009). Out-of-Hospital Status Epilepticus and Use of Benzodiazepines. Retrieved from the University Digital Conservancy, https://hdl.handle.net/11299/49806.

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