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by World Health Organization

  • Author: World Health Organization
  • ISBN: 9241548304
  • ISBN13: 978-9241548304
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  • Language: English
  • Category: Medicine
  • Publisher: World Health Organization; 1 edition (November 5, 2013)
  • Pages: 100
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Guidelines on Neonatal Seizures ePub download

Guidelines on neonatal seizures. Authors: WHO/ILAE/IRCCS.

Guidelines on neonatal seizures. These guidelines are intended to be of use for neonatologists, pediatric neurologists, pediatricians, general practitioners, nurse practitioners, nurses and other health professionals who may be in contact with infants experiencing seizures within the first 28 days of life. You are here: Mental health. Mental Health Publications.

Queensland Clinical Guideline: Neonatal seizures. 42. World Health Organisation. Guidelines on neonatal seizures.

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Guidelines on Neonatal Seizures Neonatal seizures represent one of the most frequent neurological events in newborn infants, often reflecting a.

They are also a common manifestation of metabolic abnormality in newborn period and often represent the first sign of neurological dysfunction in neonates.

In contrast to seizures in infancy and childhood, most neonatal seizures are acute and symptomatic with suspected specific causesĀ . World Health Organization, Geneva, 2011

In contrast to seizures in infancy and childhood, most neonatal seizures are acute and symptomatic with suspected specific causes; relatively few seizures are idiopathic or part of . World Health Organization, Geneva, 2011. 46. silverstein fs, ferriero DM. Off-label use of antiepileptic drugs for the treatment of neonatal seizures.

Seizures in the neonatal period are common. They are often the first sign of neurologic dysfunction in neonates, and may be used as one factor in considering long-term prognosis. Most recently, as part of the Global Campaign against Epilepsy, ILAE, in conjunction with the World Health Organization (WHO), established a new initiative to create clinical guidelines and diagnostic and management algorithms for the care of patients with seizures that can be applied worldwide, including in developing countries with limited or varied medical resources.

A neonatal seizure is a seizure in a baby younger than 4 weeks old. Seizures are abnormally excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain. They are the most frequent neurological problem in the nursery, and often require evaluation and treatment in a neonatal intensive care unit. Seizures in the neonatal population can be categorized into acute symptomatic seizures and genetic or structural causes. Anaesthetics safe in neonates.

Further, neonatal seizure models are generally easy to handle and can be applied for in vitro studies because cells in the neonatal brain are suitable forĀ . World Health Organization (2011). Geneva: World Health Organization.

Further, neonatal seizure models are generally easy to handle and can be applied for in vitro studies because cells in the neonatal brain are suitable for culture. Williams, P. Dou, . and Dudek, F. E. (2004).

Neonatal seizures represent one of the most frequent neurological events in newborn infants, often reflecting a variety of different pre-, peri-, or postnatal disorders of the central nervous system (CNS). They are also a common manifestation of metabolic abnormality in newborn period and often represent the first sign of neurological dysfunction in neonates. They may be symptomatic or cryptogenic, herald subsequent epilepsy, can be associated with potential morbidity and mortality, and may be used as a factor in considering long-term prognosis. Despite the enormous clinical significance of these events, many aspects of their management are not well supported with evidence- based recommendations.These guidelines are intended to be of use for neonatologists, paediatric neurologists, paediatricians, general practitioners, nurse practitioners, nurses and other health professionals who may be in contact with infants experiencing seizures within the first 28 days of life (age up to 44 weeks postconception). The guidelines are framed so as to be applied by health care providers practicing in a wide range of health care facilities, from those with limited resources to tertiary care centers.