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Table 2 Methodology and quality of inclined studies

From: Systematic review and meta-analysis of propofol versus barbiturates for controlling refractory status epilepticus

Authors Year Research design Country Interventions Drug Management Efficacy judgment
Propofol Barbiturates Propofol Barbiturates
van Gestel JP [14] 2005 Retrospective Netherlands Propofol Thiopental First: 1–2 mg /kg IV; then 1–5 mg/(kg/h) maintenance DCR, CFR
Xiuquan F [12] 2005 Retrospective China Propofol Thiopental First: 100 mg IV; then 6–12 mg/(kg/h) maintenance First: 100 mg IV; then 3–5 mg/(kg/h) maintenance DCR, ACT, hypotension, ATIPT, CFR
Zengming W [11] 2011 Retrospective China Propofol Thiopental First: 100 mg IV; then 6–12 mg/(kg/h), maintenance First: 100 mg IV; then 3–5 mg/(kg/h) maintenance DCR, ACT, ATIPT, CFR
Rossetti AO [15] 2011 Retrospective Switzerland Propofol Barbiturates DCR, ACT, CFR
Xiang C [13] 2016 Retrospective China Propofol Thiopental First: 100 mg IV; then 6–12 mg/(kg/h) maintenance First: 100 mg IV; then 3–5 mg/(kg/h) maintenance DCR, ACT, ATIPT, CFR
Chunfen Z [17] 2017 Retrospective China Propofol Thiopental First: 1–2 mg /kg IV; then 5-10 mg/(kg/h), maintenance DCR, ACT, ATIPT,
Linzhi C [16] 2017 Retrospective China Propofol Thiopental First: 100 mg IV; then 6–12 mg/(kg/h) maintenance First: 100 mg IV; then 3–5 mg/(kg/h) maintenance DCR, ACT, hypotension, CFR
  1. DCR, disease control rate; CFR, case fatality rate; ACT, average control time; ATIPT, average tracheal intubation placement time; kg, kilogram; h, hour; First, first dose