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Status Epilepticus 

Status Epilepticus
Status Epilepticus

Sara E. Hocker

and Matthew T. Hoerth

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date: 25 July 2021

Status epilepticus has historically been defined as a condition in which epileptic activity persists for 30 minutes or more in the form of prolonged seizures or repeated isolated seizures without recovery in between. Status epilepticus is classified into generalized and partial types. Generalized types include 1) generalized tonic-clonic, 2) absence, 3) myoclonic, 4) tonic, and 5) clonic. Partial types include 1) simple partial (motor, sensory, visual, auditory, or language) and 2) complex partial.

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