Chapter 31. Status Epilepticus

  1. Richard Hughes7,
  2. Michael Brainin8 and
  3. Nils Erik Gilhus9
  1. H. Meierkord1,
  2. P. Boon2,
  3. B. Engelsen3,
  4. K. Göcke4,
  5. S. Shorvon5,
  6. P. Tinuper6 and
  7. M. Holtkamp1

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753279.ch31

European Handbook of Neurological Management

European Handbook of Neurological Management

How to Cite

Meierkord, H., Boon, P., Engelsen, B., Göcke, K., Shorvon, S., Tinuper, P. and Holtkamp, M. (2006) Status Epilepticus, in European Handbook of Neurological Management (eds R. Hughes, M. Brainin and N. E. Gilhus), Blackwell Publishing, Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753279.ch31

Editor Information

  1. 7

    Professor of Neurology, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, King's College London, London, UK

  2. 8

    Professor of Clinical Neurology, Donauklinikum Gugging and Donau-Universität, Krems, Austria

  3. 9

    Professor of Neurology, University of Bergen and Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Neurology, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany

  2. 2

    Department of Neurology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium

  3. 3

    Department of Neurology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

  4. 4

    Deutsche Epilepsievereinigung e.V., Berlin, Germany

  5. 5

    Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, United Kingdom

  6. 6

    Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405130509

Online ISBN: 9780470753279

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Keywords:

  • status epilepticus;
  • gamma-aminobutyric acid;
  • seizures;
  • diagnostic criteria;
  • hypoventilation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Abstract

  • Background

  • Search strategy

  • Methods for reaching consensus

  • Definitions

  • Results