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How long is it safe to leave a patient in generalized convulsive status epilepticus?
Achieving seizure control in under 30 minutes requires a new logistic approach.
Rapid Sequence Termination (RST)
ADDENDUM #1 August 2014: Expert opinion
ADDENDUM #2 December 2014: Discussion about how to intubate the seizing airway.
I don't have any experience with low-dose rocuronium, and would be interested to hear from anyone who has used this.
How do you manage the seizing airway? The comments section below has been opened to allow immediate posting of your thoughts, to facilitate discussion (similar to Google-plus).
(2) Image credits:
- IBCC chapter & cast – Analgesia for the critically ill patient - August 10, 2020
- IBCC chapter & cast – Inhaled Pulmonary Vasodilators - August 8, 2020
- IBCC chapter & cast – Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State - August 3, 2020