Febrile convulsions: Diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis

S. Livingston, L. Pauli, I. Pruce, I. I. Kramer

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This article includes a resume of the present classification of 'febrile convulsions' based on the results of long-term documented investigations, as well as a discussion of some of the current controversies regarding the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of so-called febrile convulsions. Throughout, the term 'simple febrile convulsions' will be designated as SFC, and FC will be used to denote seizures associated with an elevation of temperature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11-39
Number of pages29
JournalPediatric annals
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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