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BMJ 2012; 344 doi: (Published 18 January 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e423

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  1. Claire Bailey, core training year 2 medicine,
  2. Andrew Jackson, nurse consultant,
  3. Hannah Treadway, foundation year 1,
  4. James Cruise, foundation year 1,
  5. Ahmed Abelhafiz, consultant physician
  1. 1Care of Elderly Department and Critical Care Unit, Rotherham General Hospital, Rotherham, S60 2UD, UK
  1. clairebailey{at}

An 88 year old man admitted to hospital sustained a grand mal seizure and was given intravenous phenytoin (18 mg/kg). Three …

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