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Pediatric inpatient seizures treated quickly with new intervention

 

Key clinical point: An intervention to speed delivery of antiepileptic drugs significantly reduced time to treatment.

Major finding: Median time from seizure onset to benzodiazepine (BZD) administration fell from 7 minutes preintervention to 2 minutes post intervention, and median time from order to administration of non-BZDs dropped from 28 minutes to 11 minutes.

Study details: A prospective, multicenter study of 57 seizure events during a 16-month period.

Disclosures: The investigators reported no conflicts of interest.

Source: Bekmezian A et al. PAS 2018. Abstract 3545.3.


 

AT PAS 2018

SOURCE: Bekmezian A et al. PAS 2018. Abstract 3545.3.

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