Status Epilepticus Cochrane Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reviews

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Cochrane Systematic Review: Drug management for acute tonic-clonic convulsions including convulsive status epilepticus in children


Appleton R, Macleod S, Martland T

OBJECTIVES: To review the evidence comparing the efficacy and safety of midazolam, diazepam, lorazepam, phenobarbitone, phenytoin and paraldehyde in treating acute tonic-clonic convulsions and convulsive status epilepticus in children treated in hospital.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Propofol versus thiopental sodium for the treatment of refractory status epilepticus


Prabhakar H, Bindra A, Singh GP, Kalaivani M. Propofol versus thiopental sod...

OBJECTIVES: To compare the efficacy, adverse effects, and short- and long-term outcomes of RSE treated with one of the two anaesthetic agents, thiopental sodium or propofol.