Focal Seizures First Aid
First aid for a seizure includes:
- Do not place anything into the patient's mouth or grab the tongue.
- Do not try to give liquids during, or immediately after, the seizure.
- Notify emergency medical personnel by calling 911.
- Protect the person from nearby hazards.
- Reassure the person when consciousness returns.
- Role the person onto the left side if he or she starts to vomit.
- Try to keep the seizing patient away from objects that may cause an injury.
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