Module 3: First Aid

Focal Seizure with Impaired Awareness: What to do?

  1. Don’t panic. Stay calm and remember what to do.
  2. Look at your watch. Time the seizure.
  3. Protect the person. Guide the person away from dangers such as sharp objects, staircases or cars, but do not restrain them
  4. Be reassuring. After the seizure, be reassuring and stay with the person until they are fully alert again.
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