John Libbey Eurotext

Understanding the mechanisms, identifying and treating prolonged epileptic seizures Volume 16, special issue 1, October 2014

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The majority of convulsive generalized tonic-clonic seizures terminate prior to two minutes with a small percentage prolonged up to five and occasionally ten minutes.Which are the factors leading to an occasional seizure prolongation? Which factors involved to seizure termination fail, consequently allowing some of the seizures to continue and develop into status epilepticus? What are the mechanisms involved?How can children at risk for prolonged seizures can be identified and treated? Can we agree [...]