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Old 08-06-2012
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A 37 year old male patient was admitted to the resuscitation department because of tonoclonic spasms attack repeating every half an hour. Between the attacks the patient remains unconscious. AP is 120/90 mm Hg, Ps- 100 bpm. A day before the patient was at wedding and consumed alcohol. 5 years ago he had a closed craniocerebral trauma and brain contusion that later caused single convulsive attacks accompanied by loss of consciousness, but the patient didn't undergo antiepileptic treatment. What drug should be injected for emergency aid?
A. Sodium oxybutyrate
B. Diazepam
C. Aminazine
D. Sodium thiopental
E. Magnesium sulfate
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dono :|..diazepam??? cz not much added resp deprssn??
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Default That only I can think of

Diazepam .
May be valproate because of his seizure but it's not an answer.
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B. Diazepam will be first drug,

steps in status epilepticus is as follows:

lorazepam 4mg iv or diazepam 10 -20 mg iv,

phenytoin infusion ,

phenobarbitone and if this doesnt work, then

intubate n ventilate pt.
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