Underdosing of Benzodiazepines in Patients With Status Epilepticus Enrolled in Established Status Epilepticus Treatment Trial

Abhishek G. Sathe, Holly Tillman, Lisa D. Coles, Jordan J. Elm, Robert Silbergleit, James Chamberlain, Jaideep Kapur, Hannah R. Cock, Nathan B. Fountain, Shlomo Shinnar, Daniel H. Lowenstein, Robin A. Conwit, Thomas P. Bleck, James C. Cloyd

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)940-943
Number of pages4
JournalAcademic Emergency Medicine
Volume26
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - 2019

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From the 1Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy and Center for Orphan Drug Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; the 2Department of Public Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC; the 3Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and the 4Division of Emergency Medicine, Children's National Health System, and the Department of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, George Washington University Washington, DC; the 5Department of Neurology; and the 6Department of Neuroscience, Brain Institute, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; 7St. George's University of London and St. George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK; 8Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY; the 9Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA; 10National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD; and 11Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University and Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL. Received April 1, 2019; revision received May 13, 2019; accepted May 25, 2019. This work has been presented as an abstract at the London Innsbruck Colloquium on Status Epilepticus and Acute Seizures, Salzburg, Austria, April 6–8, 2017. Research reported in this publication was supported by National Institutes of Health, National Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke under Awards U01NS088034, U01NS088023, U01NS056975, U01NS059041, and R01NS099653 (Clinical trials.gov identifier NCT01960075). Author contributions: AGS, LDC, HT, JJE, and JCC interpreted the data and prepared the initial draft of the manuscript; HT and JJE performed the statistical analysis; JK, RS, JC, HRC, TPB, and JJE conceived and designed the ESETT study and analysis; all authors significantly contributed to article revisions; and AGS takes responsibility for the paper as a whole. All authors were supported by the ESETT study grant from NIH/NINDS (U01NS088034). Dr. Coles reports grants from NIH/NINDS, during the conduct of the study, and personal fees from Neurelis Pharmaceuticals, grants from Sollievo, outside the submitted work. Dr. Shinnar reports grants from NINDS, during the conduct of the study, personal fees from UCB Pharma, personal fees from Eisai, and personal fees from Insys, outside the submitted work. Prof. Cock reports grants from NINDS, during the conduct of the study, and personal fees from Sage Pharmaceuticals Ltd, personal fees from Eisai Europe Ltd, personal fees from UCB Pharma Ltd, personal fees from UK Epilepsy Nurse Specialist Association, nonfinancial support from Special Products Ltd, nonfinancial support from International League Against Epilepsy, Epilepsy Certification (education) Task Force, nonfinancial support from European Academy of Neurology, and personal fees from Bial and Eisai, outside the submitted work. Dr. Fountain reports grants from NINDS, during the conduct of the study, and grants from SK Lifesciences, grants from Neurelis, grants from Takeda, grants from GW Pharma, grants from Biogen, and grants from UCB, outside the submitted work. Dr. Cloyd reports a grant from National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke during the conduct of the study, personal fees from Neurelis Pharmaceuticals, and grants from Sollievo, outside the submitted work. Supervising Editor: Peter Panagos, MD. Address for correspondence and reprints: Abhishek G. Sathe, MS; e-mail: sathe134@umn.edu. ACADEMIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE 2019;26:940–943.

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