What is the management of status epilepticus?

What is the management of status epilepticus?

In this video, Dr. Anil Gurnani, Group Director, Intensive Care & Anesthesiology, Kailash Group of Hospitals, will talk on the management of status epilepticus. He will talk on the preferred drugs given in the management of status epilepticus. Start with the bolus one at a time, if it is not sufficient then one more drug can be added. He will further explain the management if after 1-2 hours, the status is still the same. The standard therapy is to first secure the airways. If the patient is not responding to the standard treatment, then elective intubation is done.

Dr. Anil Gurnani

DA, DNB, FCCS (USA), FICCM, Graduate & Post Graduate from Safdarjang Hospital, Delhi, Diplomat National Board in Anaesthesiology. Fellow, Indian College of Critical Care Medicine. Chairperson, Infection Control Committee and Drugs & Therapeutic Committee and Incharge CME Activities of the Hospital. Certified training in Advance Nutrition Course in Critically ill patients (Bangkok). Certified Trainee in Poisons Control in SEARO (South East Asian Regional Organisation, WHO). Certified ALS from European Resuscitation Council, Brussels. Visiting Consultant to the ICU of Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney & The Canberra Hospital, Australia. Certified Fundamental Critical Care Support Course (FCCS), from SCCM (Hawai ,USA). Recognized Teacher (ISCCM) for Post Doctorate courses in Critical Care. Certified NABH Assessor.

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