Abdullah O. Al-Omair

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Of 215 Saudi children seen with their first febrile convulsion (FC) at the King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, between January 1984 and December 1988, the index FC was simple for 133 children and complex for the remaining 82. History of adverse antecedent factors, particularly perinatal asphyxia, birth injuries and pre-existing neurological deficits,(More)
BACKGROUND Fever is the most common sign of childhood illnesses and febrile children constitute a substantial proportion of the practice of pediatrics and family medicine. OBJECTIVES To highlight the pattern of febrile illnesses in children attending pediatric ambulatory health-care settings. METHODS A one-year prospective study was conducted on febrile(More)
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