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Pediatric Fevers and Seizures (v2)
Fever is one of the most common reasons families seek emergency care for their children. This is primarily because of a large body of transcultural misinformation (mythology) has created a fear commonly referred to as fever phobia, wherein fever is misunderstood as more dangerous than it really is.
Another common cause of anxiety among both families and emergency care providers is pediatric seizures. Pediatric seizures are usually benign, but in some instances have the potential to lead to short and/or long term complications. This program provides the most up-to-date truths about fever in children, and an overview of the causes of and prehospital treatment for pediatric seizures.
Featuring Lou Romig MD, FAAP, FACEP
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