Care recipient (cr) has seizures and others don’t know what to do during a seizure

Try: Try to stay calm avoid trying to hold cr down or trying to stop his her movements try loosening cr’s tie or anything around his her neck that makes breathing hard to do try removing anything hard or sharp from the surrounding area try putting something flat and soft under cr’s head try to turn cr gently onto one side this helps keep his her airway clear avoid trying to force cr’s mouth open stay with cr until the seizure ends call 911 if cr experiences difficulty breathing during or after a seizure seizure lasts more than five minutes

Materials: Something flat and soft

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical

Information: On the internet about conducting a driving test and then take cr out for an unofficial test

References: traumatic brain injury a guide for caregivers of service members and veterans – module 2 by the office of the u s surgeon general no date available at www traumaticbraininjuryatoz org

Keywords: Seizure jerking

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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