M J Painter

Summary

Affiliation: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Neonatal Seizures
    Michael J Painter
    Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 125 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Treat Options Neurol 3:237-248. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Phenobarbital compared with phenytoin for the treatment of neonatal seizures
    M J Painter
    Department of Pediatrics and Neurology, University of Pittsburgh, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    N Engl J Med 341:485-9. 1999

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. ncbi request reprint Neonatal Seizures
    Michael J Painter
    Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 125 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Treat Options Neurol 3:237-248. 2001
    ..Dose is 3 mg/kg multiplied by volume and distribution (1 L/kg) divided by % free. Benzodiazepines, notably lorazepam and diazepam are used at doses of 0.15 mg/kg and 0.3 mg/kg, respectively...
  2. ncbi request reprint Phenobarbital compared with phenytoin for the treatment of neonatal seizures
    M J Painter
    Department of Pediatrics and Neurology, University of Pittsburgh, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    N Engl J Med 341:485-9. 1999
    ..Seizures occur in 1 to 2 percent of neonates admitted to an intensive care unit. The treatment is usually with either phenobarbital or phenytoin, but the efficacy of the two drugs has not been compared directly...