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Convulsions - first aid - series

Procedure, part 2

First aid convulsions, part 2


  1. The person should be turned on his or her side in case vomiting occurs. This keeps the vomit from being inhaled into the lungs.
  2. Look for a medical I.D. bracelet with seizure instructions.
  3. Stay with the person until help arrives. Meanwhile, monitor the person's vital signs (pulse, rate of breathing).

Update Date 11/20/2014

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