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Seizure-02: Patient Received Intervention


Measure of patients with ongoing seizure activity for 5 minutes or more or two or more seizures in a 5 minute period without regaining consciousness between them who received intervention (e.g., benzodiazepine) intended to stop the seizure


Patients receiving EMS intervention (e.g. benzodiazepine) aimed at terminating their status seizure


Patients with ongoing status seizure activity (also known as status epilepticus, defined as seizing for 5 minutes or more or two or more status seizures in a 5-minute period without regaining consciousness) originating from a 911 request


Patients experiencing status epilepticus are at risk for hypoxia but with benzodiazapines the seizure may be controlled

Pseudocode Numerator

eMedications.03 Medication Given ([Diazepam], 3322
[Valium], 202472
[Versed], 6960
[Midazolam], 6960,
[Midazolam Hydrochloride], 203128,
[Ativan], 6470
[Alprazolam], 596)

Pseudocode Denominator

Where: eSituation.11 Provider’s Primary Impression contains (ICD-10 codes: G40.901)
eSituation.12 Provider’s Secondary Impression contains (ICD-10 codes: G40.901) AND eResponse.05 - Type of Service Requested = 2205001 - 911 Response (Scene)

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