normal functions of the brain are upset by injury, infection, or disease, the electrical activity of the brain can become irregular. This irregularity can bring about sudden uncontrolled muscular contractions known as seizures.
Signs and Symptoms
Body becomes rigid and then jerks violently
Jaw clamped shut
Foaming at the mouth
Loss of consciousnes
Activate clinic's emergency response team
Lay the victim down
Loosen or remove tight clothing
Turn victim on her side with the head extended and face turned slightly downward
Do not restrain the victim unless she is in immediate danger
After the seizure is over, reassure and reorient the victim and allow her to rest
After the patient has been anesthetized or premeditated with a drug, you should observe the patient to ensure that the drug is working and be watching for signs of an adverse reaction. Never leave a patient alone that has be anesthetized or premeditated with a drug.
Raised, hive-like patches with severe itching Wheezing, difficulty in breathing Nausea, vomiting
If necessary administer basic life support and activate clinic's emergency response team immediately.Continue Reading