Acute Pediatric Neurology by Tommy Stödberg MD, Claes G. Frostell MD, PhD, Björn A.

By Tommy Stödberg MD, Claes G. Frostell MD, PhD, Björn A. Larsson MD, PhD (auth.), Thomas Sejersen, Ching H. Wang (eds.)

This ebook presents techniques for overview and remedy within the zone of acute pediatric neurology; those are provided didactically with widespread use of illustrations and algorithms. Chapters within the first a part of the booklet talk about providing signs of acute neurological stipulations. the second one a part of the booklet covers significant parts of acute pediatric neurology and every of those chapters has 3 key parts: description of offering signs; prompt exams; and suggested interventions.

Acute Pediatric Neurology presents an available, clinically targeted consultant to aid physicians within the emergency ward or extensive care unit in judgements on prognosis and healing interventions in all significant acute pediatric neurological diseases.

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Riviello Jr. C. Scott (1) Recognize the seizure May require CEEG monitoring in some patients (2) Maintain the vital signs by ensuring the ABCs: airway, breathing, and circulation (3) Treat the Seizure, if duration > 5 min Certain circumstances require immediate treatment (4) Identify and treat the precipitating cause, if known (5) Determine if an AED is needed to prevent subsequent seizure activity AED antiepileptic drug, CEEG continuous EEG The patient with epilepsy has a lowered seizure threshold, and certain factors, such as intercurrent illness or sleep deprivation, may precipitate a seizure.

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