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What ages are most at risk of febrile convulsions

6 months -> 6 years


How do febrile convulsions occur

Rapid rises in fever causes a seizure


What type of seziure usually occurs in afebrile seziures adn for how long do they last

Generalised tonic clonic seizure that lasts for less than 5mins


What questions should you always ask about seziures

Witness accounts

What happened before/during/after

Eye rollling/fixed/vacant

Limb jerks/shivers/contractions/floppiness

Colour pale/blue/red

Responsiveness during the seizure


Development milestones

Family history