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Patient Health Education Portal: Brain (Child Neurology)

The patient's guide to authoritative health information on the Internet.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke:

Febrile Seizures Fact Sheet

  • Provides information and education on seizures in young children triggered by a fever. 
  • Spanish version available.

Nemours Foundation:

Movie: Brain & Nervous System

© 1995-2019. The Nemours Foundation/KidsHealth®. Reprinted with permission.

American Academy of Pediatrics:

Head, Neck & Nervous System

Provides many health education resources on conditions of the head, neck and nervous system including:

. Resources in English and Spanish.

National Library of Medicine:

Epilepsy in Children

  • Provides information and education on childhood epilepsy including causes, symptoms, treatment, and outlook.
  • Spanish version
  • What to ask your doctor


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Disclaimer: The librarians at Darnall Medical Library are happy to respond to requests for health information from WRNMMC patients and families. The librarians are not doctors and cannot provide medical advice or interpret the information provided. Only health care providers can evaluate how health information may apply to a patient's specific situation, discuss medical conditions, and make health-related recommendations and suggestions.

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