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EEG for children with complex febrile seizures

  1. Pankaj B Shah1,*,
  2. Saji James2,
  3. S Elayaraja2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Epilepsy Group

Published Online: 24 JAN 2014

Assessed as up-to-date: 17 OCT 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009196.pub2


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Shah PB, James S, Elayaraja S. EEG for children with complex febrile seizures. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD009196. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009196.pub2.

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  1. 1

    Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Sri. Ramachandra University, Department of Community Medicine, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

  2. 2

    Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Sri. Ramachandra University, Department of Paediatric Medicine, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

*Pankaj B Shah, Department of Community Medicine, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Sri. Ramachandra University, Ramachandra Nagar, Porur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 600116, India. drpankajsshah@yahoo.co.in.

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References to other published versions of this review

  1. References to studies excluded from this review
  2. Additional references
  3. References to other published versions of this review
Shah 2011
  • Shah PB, James S, Elayaraja S. EEG for children with complex febrile seizures. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 7. [DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009196]