During a seizure the Care recipient (cr) will need assistance from a caregiver the following are tips for caregivers

Try: Stay calm most seizures last only a few minutes prevent any further injury to the cr by moving away nearby objects pay attention to the length of the seizure make the cr as comfortable as possible keep others away do not hold the cr down or hold them still do not cover the cr’s mouth do not give the cr food medication or water until the seizure is over if the seizure lasts more than 5 minutes call an ambulance

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Categories: Medical Physical

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References: Epilepsy com

Keywords: Seizure epilepsy first aid

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

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