Seizure disorders in children

E M Mizrahi
Current Opinion in Pediatrics 1994, 6 (6): 642-6
During the past year, a number of issues concerning the diagnosis and management of seizure disorders in children were addressed in large clinical studies and in carefully developed position papers. These issues included the syndrome of benign familial neonatal convulsions, the treatment and prognosis of infantile spasms, the prevention of febrile seizures with oral diazepam, the treatment of status epilepticus, and the identification of predictors of outcome of childhood epilepsy that may impact therapeutic decisions. Although the findings of some of these studies were controversial, each presents data that can be useful in the clinical assessment and treatment of children with these disorders.

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