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Seizures Emergencies (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: J Stephen Huff, MD, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Neurology, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia Health System.

Coauthor(s):Mary Huff, RN, Staff Registered Nurse, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia.

Editor: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

Medically reviewed by Jon Glass, MD; American board of Psychiatry and Neurology


Baumann, Robert J. and Amy Kao. "Febrile Seizures." 8 Jan. 2010. <>.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/10/2014
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