Hallway Conversation on New Onset Refractory Status Epilepticus (NORSE)

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

In this episode of Hallway Conversations, Epilepsy.com Editor-In-Chief Dr. Joseph Sirven interviews Dr. Nicolas Gaspard, critical care neurologist in Brussels, Belgium, about new onset refractory status epilepticus (NORSE). They talk about

  • Dr. Gaspard's background
  • What is status epilepticus?
  • What is refractory status epilepticus?
  • How is this seizure emergency managed?
  • What are the biggest issues that seem to arise in getting this emergency under control?
  • What is NORSE?
  • What is febrile illness-related epilepsy syndrome (FIRES)?
  • What happened at a recent concensus conference where common definitions for these emergencies were discussed?

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