Diagnostic Assessment of the Child With Status Epilepticus: American Academy of Neurology Summary of Evidence-Based Guideline for Clinicians

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Diagnostic Assessment of the Child With Status Epilepticus: American Academy of Neurology Summary of Evidence-Based Guideline for Clinicians

Description

This is a summary of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and Child Neurology Society’s (CNS) evidence-based guideline reviewing all available evidence on the assessment of the child with status epilepticus.

The guideline summary includes recommendations for determining the cause of status epilepticus in children including:

  • Assessment of laboratory studies
  • Assessment of metabolic and genetic testing
  • Assessment of electroencephalography
  • Assessment of neuroimaging
  • Future research

Developer:

American Academy of Neurology

Funding Sources:

American Academy of Neurology

History

Release Date: 2007
Original Summary: July 2007
Last Updated: 07/31/13

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