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What to do if a person is having a seizure myeshi briley,ms,hs bcp mm

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Myeshi Briley,MS,HS-BCP
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    • What to do if a person is having a seizure Prepared By: Micarah Malone Under Direction and Leadership By : Myeshi Briley,MS,HS-BCP 11 Articles published
    • If you see someone having aseizure with convulsions and/orloss of consciousness, heres howyou can help:O Roll the person on his or her side to prevent choking on any fluids or vomit.O Cushion the persons head.O Loosen any tight clothing around the neck.O Keep the persons airway open.
    • O Do NOT restrict the person from moving unless he or she is in danger.O Do NOT put anything into the persons mouth, not even medicine or liquid. These can cause choking or damage to the persons jaw, tongue, or teeth. Contrary to widespread belief, people cannot swallow their tongues during a seizure or any other time.O Remove any sharp or solid objects that the person might hit during the seizure.O Note how long the seizure lasts and what symptoms occurred so you can tell a doctor or emergency personnel if necessary.O Stay with the person until the seizure ends.
    • Call 911 if:O The person is pregnant or has diabetes.O The seizure happened in water.O The seizure lasts longer than 5 minutes.O The person does not begin breathing again or does not return to consciousness after the seizure stops.O Another seizure starts before the person regains consciousness.O The person injures himself or herself during the seizure.
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