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Status Epilepticus - Management, Prognosis, and EEG utilization

Status epilepticus (SE) is defined as ≥5 minutes of continuous clinical and/or electrographic seizure activity or recurrent seizure activity without recovery (returning to baseline) between seizures

Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (NMS) is a life-threatening neurological disorder requiring emergent care. It is associated with the use of antipsychotic agents also called neuroleptics. The incidence rate for NMS in patients taking antipsychotics is 0.02 to 3%

Myasthenia Crisis

Myasthenia crisis is a complication of myasthenia gravis. It is defined as worsening of myasthenic weakness requiring intubation or noninvasive ventilation. Myasthenia crisis has a mortality rate of 5%

Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy (AIDP)

Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) or AIDP is an autoimmune disorder that affects peripheral nerves myelin or axons.


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