Febrile Seizure: Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatments


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What is a febrile seizure?

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1. What are the symptoms of a febrile seizure?

2. How is a febrile seizure treated?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Febrile seizures are not uncommon in childhood and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of this type of seizure. Some things you'll be assessed on include the unique characteristics and treatment of febrile seizures.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Distinguishing features and symptoms of febrile seizures
  • Treatment of febrile seizures
  • Cause of febrile seizures

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related human anatomy and physiology lesson
  • Knowledge application - use what you've learned to identify the cause of a febrile seizure
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define febrile seizure

Additional Learning

To learn more about seizure disorders, review the accompanying lesson titled Febrile Seizure: Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatments. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explain the cause and distinguishing features of febrile seizures
  • Recognize symptoms of febrile seizures
  • Describe the best approach for managing a febrile seizure