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By Thomas Sejersen, Ching H. Wang

This ebook presents suggestions for assessment and treatment within the zone of acute pediatric neurology; those are offered didactically with common use of illustrations and algorithms. Chapters within the first a part of the booklet speak about offering signs of acute neurological stipulations. the second one a part of the e-book covers significant components of acute pediatric neurology and every of those chapters has 3 key components: description of providing signs; steered checks; and instructed interventions.

 

Acute Pediatric Neurology provides an obtainable, clinically targeted consultant to help physicians within the emergency ward or extensive care unit in judgements on analysis and healing interventions in all significant acute pediatric neurological diseases.

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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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