Crit Care Med 2017 Nov 2. Epub 2017 Nov 2.
1Clinic for Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland. 2Division of Clinical Neurophysiology, Department of Neurology, University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland. 3University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland. 4Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD.
: Status epilepticus is a neurologic emergency with high morbidity and mortality requiring neurointensive care and treatment of systemic complications. This systematic review compiles the current literature on acute systemic complications of generalized convulsive status epilepticus in adults and their immediate clinical impact along with recommendations for optimal neurointensive care.Data Sources
: We searched PubMed, Medline, Embase, and the Cochrane library for articles published between 1960 and 2016 and reporting on systemic complications of convulsive status epilepticus. Read More