In this section
1. Are the infant’s episodes IS?
Features suggestive of IS
2. What is the underlying cause for IS?
Features that provide potential clues to the underlying cause
Neurology team should determine appropriate treatment
Precautions and monitoring while taking prednisolone:
All children with suspected IS
For emergency advice and paediatric or neonatal ICU transfers, see Retrieval Services.
The Steroid Alert Card should be given to parents prior to hospital discharge regarding treatment in the event of becoming unwell or febrile
Last Updated May 2020