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Lorazepam or diazepam in paediatric status epilepticus
  1. Vince Choudhery, Specialist Registrar,
  2. Will Townend, Specialist Registrar
  1. North Western Emergency Medicine Specialist Registrar Rotation

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    Report by Vince Choudhery, Specialist RegistrarChecked by Will Townend, Specialist RegistrarNorth Western Emergency Medicine Specialist Registrar Rotation


    A short cut review was carried out to establish whether lorazepam is better than diazepam at stopping fits in children with status epilepticus. 65 papers were found using the reported searches, of which two presented the best evidence to answer the clinical question. The author, date and country of publication, patient group studied, study type, relevant outcomes, results and study weaknesses …

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