A seizure is an abnormal paroxysmal electrical discharge in the brain, usually with mental status changes.
Individuals who have two unprovoked seizures that occur >24 hr apart are ...
Convulsions (focal or generalized)
Change in muscle tone
Decreased level of consciousness
Loss of control of bowel or bladder
Supportive: airway, breathing, and circulation (ABCs)
Roll patients with active tonic-clonic seizures on their side in the “recovery position.”
Do not use bite block or tongue ...
People with chronic diseases, including epilepsy, should...
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In general, individuals with epilepsy or new onset seizure disorder should avoid high-risk activities such as scuba diving, skydiving, and group 3 sports.
There is no definitive evidenc...
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