Sorting Out Seizures: An Expert’s Update for Pediatricians

In this fast-paced guide, pediatric neurologist Jennifer Yuen, DO, makes sense of the many seizure types and epilepsy syndromes, so that primary care providers can efficiently reach a likely diagnosis and determine which patients need a workup (including when and how to work up a febrile seizure). She offers tips on getting parents to describe seizures in useful ways, the typical appearance and onset age range for various epilepsies, and pearls of wisdom regarding drug use and how to improve medication compliance, especially for teenagers.

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UCSF Pediatrics

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Jennifer Yuen, DO

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