Febrile seizures: Clinical practice guideline for the long-term management of the child with simple febrile seizures

Denise Dougherty, Patricia K. Duffner, Robert J. Baumann, Peter Berman, John L. Green, Sanford Schneider, Elizabeth S. Hodgson, Gordon B. Glade, Norman Harbaugh, Thomas K. McInerny, Marlene R. Miller, Virginia A. Moyer, Xavier D. Sevilla, Lisa Simpson, Glenn S. Takata, Daniel R. Neuspiel, Ellen Schwalenstocker

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Abstract

Febrile seizures are the most common seizure disorder in childhood, affecting 2% to 5% of children between the ages of 6 and 60 months. Simple febrile seizures are defined as brief (

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1281-1286
Number of pages6
JournalPediatrics
Volume121
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2008
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Fever

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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    Dougherty, D., Duffner, P. K., Baumann, R. J., Berman, P., Green, J. L., Schneider, S., Hodgson, E. S., Glade, G. B., Harbaugh, N., McInerny, T. K., Miller, M. R., Moyer, V. A., Sevilla, X. D., Simpson, L., Takata, G. S., Neuspiel, D. R., & Schwalenstocker, E. (2008). Febrile seizures: Clinical practice guideline for the long-term management of the child with simple febrile seizures. Pediatrics, 121(6), 1281-1286. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2008-0939