Multimodal approach to managing dystonic storm in children is the most effective

Takeaway

  • Treatment using midazolam, Dystonia Severity Action Plan (DSAP) scoring, mechanical ventilation and polypharmacotherapy was the most effective at safely managing dystonic storm in children.

Why this matters

    The findings provide strong foundations on which future studies into dystonic storm can be built upon and initial dystonic storm presentations should be used to prompt clinicians to actively look for underlying causes.

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