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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The most commonly used term was seizure clusters (47 publications), followed by acute repetitive seizures (31), serial seizures (23), and cluster seizures (13).
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.
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.
Preclinical studies in several animal models indicate the potential of NPC-17742 as a treatment for status epilepticus and serial seizures.