January 3, 2011

A Baby with Fit

8 months old baby girl was brought to casualty by her mother because of alleged fit at home. At the time you are reviewing her; she is no longer fitting, alert and appears drowsy.


1) What are the further history that you would like to obtain from the mother
2) What is seizure?
3) List the causes of seizure
4) Differential diagnosis for seizure
5) How do you differentiate between simple and complex febrile fit
6) What are the criteria for admission for patient presenting with fit?
7) How do you manage patient who presented with fit in casualty.
8) When can you discharge the patient?

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