Physicians should work with school officials to come up with individualized action plans to treat students with epilepsy in the case of prolonged seizures, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) in the group’s first-ever clinical report on the subject.
Such plans should outline which medication the child will receive, who will be administering it, and when and how to seek other emergency medical care if needed, according to the report authored by Adam L. Hartman, MD, and Cynthia Di Laura Devore, MD, of the AAP’s Section on Neurology and Council on School Health. The report was published simultaneously in Pediatrics.
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