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 if it lasts longer than five minutes
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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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