Excessive use of benzodiazepines in children presenting to hospital with status epilepticus (SE) has been identified as a major issue in a NSW study. Almost all children with SE were given multiple doses of benzodiazepines rather than the guideline recommended two doses followed by escalation to second-line therapy, a review of 64 cases managed at ...
Excessive benzodiazepine doses lead to poor outcomes in status epilepticus
By Michael Woodhead
10 Apr 2019