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Convulsions - first aid - series

Procedure, part 1

First aid convulsions, part 1


  1. When a seizure occurs, the main goal is to protect the person from injury. Try to prevent a fall by laying the person on the ground in a safe area. The area should be cleared of furniture or other sharp objects.
  2. Cushion the person's head.
  3. Loosen tight clothing, especially around the neck.

Update Date 11/20/2014

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