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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast

Mar 15, 2018

A little fever can go a long way. In this week's installment of the Teaching through Clinical Cases series, Dr. Kathleen Murphy (infectious Disease) manages a healthy young man who presents with fever and his first seizure of life.

Produced by James E. Siegler and Kathleen Murphy. Music by Hyson, Jahzzar, and Josh Woodward. Voiceovers by Erika Mejia and Isa Smrstik. BrainWaves' podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only and should not be used for clinical decision making.


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