Neurologists call for improved management of paediatric status epilepticus

Neurologists have proposed a ‘status epilepticus code’ after finding that hospital emergency departments rarely follow paediatric status epilepticus (SE) management guidelines. A review of 59 SE presentations to two NSW emergency departments between 2015 and 2016 revealed the state’s ‘Infants and Children: Acute Management of Seizures—2009’ guidelines were followed only 7% of the time. The ...

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