1. Stay calm and take control of the situation
Cushion their head
2. Cushion their head with something soft
Call for help
3. Call an ambulance.
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A selection of first aid information for seizures including how to put someone into the recovery position and what to do if someone is in 'status'.
Our step-by-step guide to the recovery position shows you how to help someone recover after a tonic clonic seizure. These steps should be followed once the shaking has stopped.
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