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Lorazepam or diazepam for generalised convulsions in adults
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    I agree with the conclusion that Lorazepam might be more effcient as first-line therapy for status epilepticus (SE) than diazepam but the case is not proven. The study by Leppik et al compares a commonly used strategy for the swift termination of SE. The study by Treiman et al. sets out to investigate a number of treatments but I am not aware of any European neurologist using phenytoin i.v. or phenobarbitone i.v...

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