Tag: febrile seizure

1. Rectal acetaminophen reduces rates of second febrile seizure (FS) in children during the course of the same febrile illness when given rectally soon after initial seizure. 2. Acetaminophen use in the setting of FSs was not associated with increased serious adverse events or neurologic sequelae.  Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)  Study...
1. Administration of inactivated influenza vaccination alone was not associated with an increased risk of febrile seizures. 2. Concomitant administration of pneumococcal or DTaP-containing vaccinations with inactivated influenza vaccine was associated with a slightly increased risk of febrile seizures. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)              ...
1. The majority of children (65%) diagnosed with new-onset epilepsy related to the administration of vaccinations were found to have an underlying genetic or structural neurological disorder which predisposed them to developing epilepsy.  2. The etiologies for underlying epilepsy disorders unmasked by vaccination included: chromosomal deletions, neuronal migration disorders, Dravet...
Classics Series, Landmark Trials in Medicine
Image: PD 1. Through the inclusion of infants from the Collaborative Perinatal Project, this large, multicenter, prospective study found that children with febrile seizures, complex febrile seizures (seizures that were longer than 15 minutes in duration, occurred more than once in 24 hours, or had focal neurologic findings), and febrile...