If status epilepticus patients don’t respond to benzodiazepines, there are several recommended options to consider next. Many hospitals use IV fosphenytoin due to long-standing experience, but is this the best option?
Solution: 2 Tools from Hospital Pharmacist’s Letter:
- February 2020 Hospital Pharmacist’s Letter article: practical advice to help hospital pharmacists choose an alternative to benzodiazepines that is effective and time-saving
- Chart: Pharmacotherapy of Status Epilepticus: additional guidance, including dosing, administration rates, monitoring, and other practical information
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