NORSE Diagnostic Checklist

Disclaimer: This is a recommended checklist to investigate NORSE.  It does not claim to be a complete list of tests to be done.  The NORSE Institute is grateful to its Medical Advisory Board and to Dr Shivani Ghoshal for developing this NORSE checklist. (Last update: 10/31/18.) Constructive comments can be sent via Contact page.

 

Sample Treatment Algorithm 

Disclaimer: This is a sample treatment algorithm for generalized convulsive status epilepticus in adults and children. The NORSE Institute is grateful to Dr Kent Owusu and Yale New Haven Health, Departments of Pharmacy and Neurology for allowing us to post their treatment algorithm. (Last update: 10/31/18.)

 

Consensus Definitions of NORSE and FIRES

Febrile Infection-related Epilepsy Syndrome (FIRES) is now considered a subcategory of NORSE. See abstract below: