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Seizure First-Aid

(Convulsions, generalized tonic-clonic, grand mal)

According to research, most Americans have serious misperceptions about how to recognize seizure symptoms and provide the right kind of first aid. To help someone having a seizure, simply follow these steps:

  1. Cushion Head
  2. Loosen Necktie
  3. Turn on Side
  4. Nothing in Mouth
  5. Look for ID
  6. Don't Hold Down
  7. As Seizure Ends...
  8. Offer Help