Seizures are not unusual in the pediatric population. But there are some uncommon causes of prolonged seizure activity that the PICU nurse might encounter at least once in a career. This article contains a brief overview of three such underlying disorders: Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, West syndrome and Rasmussen's encephalitis.
Specializes in NICU, PICU, PCVICU and peds oncology. Has 25 years experience.