Authors

Judith Toski Welsh, MD, Emergency Services Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Purva Grover, MD, FACEP, Emergency Services Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Peer Reviewer

Christopher J. Haines, DO, FAAP, FACEP, Chief Medical Officer, Children’s Specialized Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ; Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine; Attending Physician, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA

Statement of Financial Disclosure

To reveal any potential bias in this publication, and in accordance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education guidelines, we disclose that Dr. Grover (author), Dr. Welsh (author), and Dr. Haines (peer reviewer) report no relationships with companies related to the field of study covered by this CME activity.

Critical Decisions

  • Which children with febrile seizures require extensive laboratory workup and/or admission?
  • How should suspected meningitis in children be managed?
  • What is the appropriate evaluation and treatment of a child with a first-time afebrile seizure?
  • Which interventions should be performed to stabilize a child with status epilepticus?
  • Which children with headache should have emergent imaging?