Abstract| Volume 58, ISSUE 6, P980-981, June 2020

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Randomized Trial of Three Anticonvulsant Medications for Status Epilepticus

Kapur, J. Elm, J. Chamberlain, J, et al. New England Journal of Medicine 2019, 381 (22), 2103–2113 doi: 10.1056/nejmoa1905795.
      It is well accepted in the medical community that the initial medication of choice for status epilepticus is a benzodiazepine. If initial treatment with a benzodiazepine fails to terminate seizure activity, the next step in pharmaceutical treatment remains unclear. This study attempts to compare secondary treatments for status epilepticus.
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