If someone has muscle jerking and loss of consciousness (tonic-clonic seizure) you can help.
Move harmful objects away and put something soft under the head. Don't restrain the patient or place anything in the mouth - you can't swallow your tongue. As soon as possible, roll the patient onto the side to keep the airway open.
Call an ambulance if the seizure lasts more than 5 minutes or if another follows quickly.
Please note this information was correct at time of printing.
For up to date information, speak to your doctor.Source: Winter 2002 Edition | Page 3
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