Status Epilepticus

H. Meierkord, P. Boon, B. Engelsen, K. Göcke, S. Shorvon, P. Tinuper, M. Holtkamp

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEuropean Handbook of Neurological Management: Second Edition
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9781405185332
Publication statusPublished - Sep 6 2010


  • Anaesthetising anticonvulsants
  • Barbiturates, midazolam and propofol-commonly used in refractory SE (Class IV)
  • Generalised convulsive and non-convulsive status epilepticus (GCSE, NCSE)-neurological conditions associated with significant mortality and morbidity rates
  • Initial pharmacological treatment for GCSE and NCSE
  • Initial treatment of complex partial status epilepticus
  • Initial treatment of generalised convulsive status epilepticus
  • Levetiracetam, a second-generation antiepileptic drug-with proven oral efficacy in epilepsies with generalized and/or partial seizures
  • Phenobarbital, assessed in initial anticonvulsant treatment of SE
  • Refractory generalised convulsive and non-convulsive SE
  • Status epilepticus (SE)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)

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