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Fever and Febrile Convulsions

Fever and Febrile Convulsions

Fever and Febrile Convulsions

Anisio Veloso Melo Junior
Anisio Veloso Melo Junior
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 12 Apr 2018
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Last updated: 06 Nov 2019

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This session explains how to assess a child with fever using the "traffic light"™ system. It discusses febrile seizures, their features and management, advice to parents and indications for hospital referral. This session was reviewed by Jenny Bedford and last updated in September 2014.


By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Systematically look for life threatening features in a child with fever
• Apply the ‘traffic light’ system to predict the risk of serious illness
• Describe febrile seizure and its characteristics and identify the risk factors for recurrence
• Recognise alert signs for hospital referral of children with febrile seizure
• Provide advice for parents and clarify their concerns
Anisio Veloso Melo Junior

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Anisio Veloso Melo Junior
on behalf of Health Education England

Dr Anisio V Melo is a GP in Torquay, South Devon. Before becoming a GP, he undertook six years training in paediatrics, obtaining his MSc in Paediatrics in 2001 and MPhil in Epidemiology and Public Health in 2008. His main academic interests are Medical Education and Child Health research in primary care.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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