Tag Archives: Convulsions

Seizures are bad for you

Fox CK, et al. Neonatal seizures triple the risk of a remote seizure after perinatal ischemic stroke. Neurology. 2016. This analysis of a Kaiser Permanente database had 87 children with perinatal strokes. Those who had seizures during the neonatal period had … Continue reading

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Treating seizures: bumetanide doesn’t seem to work

One of the many frustrating things in neonatology is the treatment of convulsions. As Gerry Boylan and Ronit Pressler wrote in the introductory section of the excellent issue of Seminars in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine which was all about neonatal seizures, … Continue reading

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