seizure emergencies. They can lead to brain injury and can be life threatening,
remain with the person.
protect them from injury.
soft under their head and loosen any tight clothing.
After the seizure is over, roll them on their side
food or fluid in their mouth, roll them onto their side immediately).
Time the seizure, if you can.
Call triple zero (000) for an ambulance if
seizure lasts for 5 or more minutes
second seizure quickly follows
more than 5 minutes
after the seizure ends
breathing difficulties after the jerking stops
person’s first known seizur
you are in doubt.
many of the deaths occurring overnight.
1 in 1000 people with epilepsy (1 in 4,500 children).
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