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"Autoinjector" Offers Safe, Speedy Care for Life-Threatening Seizures: Study (HealthDay)

Source: HealthDay 

Dr. Cynthia Harden, Chief, Division of Epilepsy and Electroencephalography, Cushing Neuroscience Institute, comments on a study that discusses the success of a device called an autoinjector, used in the treatment of prolonged seizures.

Using an autoinjector device to deliver anti-seizure drugs into muscle is a fast, safe and effective way to treat status epilepticus, a prolonged type of seizure that lasts longer than five minutes, researchers report.

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