Management of status epilepticus in adults. Position paper of the Italian League against Epilepsy

Fabio Minicucci, Monica Ferlisi, Francesco Brigo, Oriano Mecarelli, Stefano Meletti, Umberto Aguglia, Roberto Michelucci, Massimo Mastrangelo, Nicola Specchio, Stefano Sartori, Paolo Tinuper

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Abstract

Since the publication of the Italian League Against Epilepsy guidelines for the treatment of status epilepticus in 2006, advances in the field have ushered in improvements in the therapeutic arsenal. The present position paper provides neurologists, epileptologists, neurointensive care specialists, and emergency physicians with updated recommendations for the treatment of adult patients with status epilepticus. The aim is to standardize treatment recommendations in the care of this patient population.

Original languageEnglish
Article number106675
JournalEpilepsy and Behavior
Volume102
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2020

Keywords

  • Antiepileptic drugs
  • Epilepsy
  • Italian League against Epilepsy
  • Position paper
  • Status epilepticus
  • Treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience

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