Unvaccinated w/febrile seizure
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You are seeing a 15 month old brought in for simple febrile seizure lasting 2 minutes. The child is back to baseline and well appearing. The vital signs are temperature 40.4 C, HR 175, RR 30, BP 80/40. Exam reveals no source for infection. The child has no vaccinations at all by parent choice.