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Table 6 Seizure prophylaxis protocol in neuro-ICU

From: Seizure prophylaxis in the neuroscience intensive care unit

Seizure prophylaxis Conditions
Definitive prophylaxis • Severe TBI (7 days)
Probable prophylaxis • Unsecured aneurysm in SAH
• Elevated intracranial pressure (ICP) and concern for poor compliance
Possible/no prophylaxis • ICH
• AVM
• Cavernoma
• Brain neoplasm
• Malignant ischemic stroke
• Postoperative craniotomy
• Meningitis
• Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST)
• PRES