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Seizures in Children (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Frank L Christopher, MD, FAAEM, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Womack Army Medical Center.

Coauthor(s): Robert R Westermeyer II, MD FAAEM, Chief, Acute Care, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center.

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: 8/10/2005

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First Seizure: Pediatric Perspective »

The incidence of first unprovoked seizures in children younger than age 15 is estimated tobe 124 per 100,000 person-years.

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