serial seizure

serial seizure

Neurology Two or more seizures over a relatively brief–mins to hrs–period, from which the Pt regains consciousness between seizures. See Seizure, Status epilepticus.
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It also included more advanced topics such as behavioral testing of the unresponsive patient and treatment of serial seizures and status epilepticus in the monitoring setting.
Milligan NM, Dhillon S, Griffiths A, et al: A clinical trial of single dose rectal and oral administration of diazepam for the prevention of serial seizures in adult epileptic patients.
It may also be used to help in the prevention of severe alcohol withdrawal symptoms, to treat serial seizures in children, to promote amnesia, or in patients who are undergoing chemotherapy and have severe vomiting.
Abstract: Acute repititive seizures, also known as cluster or serial seizures, may present considerable health risks, including death, to patients with epilepsy and often are a cause of psychosocial stigma.