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Febrile seizure

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Febrile seizure

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A 3-year-old boy comes to the emergency department because of a convulsion. This has never occurred before. The child has had an upper respiratory infection for the past two days. Family history is significant for febrile seizures in his father. On physical examination, the patient’s temperature is 38.5°C (103.1°F). He appears tired but is cooperative. His pharynx is erythematous. Neurological examination reveals no abnormalities. Which of the following is the most appropriate treatment of this condition?

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