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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

REFERENCE:

Baumann, Robert J. and Amy Kao. "Febrile Seizures." Medscape.com. 8 Jan. 2010. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1176205-overview>.

Previous contributing editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Thomas Rebbecchi, MD, FAAEM, Program Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.


Last Editorial Review: 2/13/2012

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Seizures are a common cause of visits to the emergency department (ED). One estimate states that approximately 1% of patients coming to the ED do so because of seizures (Krumholz et al, 1989)

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