A prospective study of recurrent febrile seizures.

@article{Berg1992APS,
  title={A prospective study of recurrent febrile seizures.},
  author={Anne T. Berg and S Shinnar and W. Allen Hauser and Montserrat Ventura Alemany and Eugene Shapiro and Margot E. Salomon and Ellen F. Crain},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={327 16},
  pages={
          1122-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Febrile seizures occur in about 2 to 4 percent of all children, approximately one third of whom will have recurrent febrile seizures. Little is known about predictors of recurrence. METHODS In this prospective study, we identified 347 children (1 month to 10 years of age) who presented with a first febrile seizure at one of four pediatric emergency departments. Information about these children was collected from medical records and interviews with the parents, and the children were… CONTINUE READING

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