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1

What ages are most at risk of febrile convulsions

6 months -> 6 years

2

How do febrile convulsions occur

Rapid rises in fever causes a seizure

3

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

4

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

Duration

Development milestones

Family history