Category: "First Aid for Seizures"

Signs of a Seizure Coming On in Someone Else

Signs of a Seizure Coming On in Someone Else

A seizure results from a temporary change in the brain’s electrical function. When it occurs, a person affected by a seizure might appear to have abnormal muscle movements, unusual behavior, or lose consciousness. Approximately 1 in 10 people may have at least one seizure during their lifetime. Seizures occur commonly enough that knowing seizure first aid can […]

Galloway police assumed this woman had taken drugs. Instead, she was having an epileptic seizure.

Galloway police assumed this woman had taken drugs. Instead, she was having an epileptic seizure.

Corynne McKenney-Collier’s lawyer Stanley King filed a tort notice last week of intentions to file a lawsuit alleging “unnecessary and excessive force” by Galloway police.   Shortly after leaving home for work about 7 a.m., Corynne McKenney-Collier’s vehicle swerved on a South Jersey road, striking a tree. After having an epileptic seizure, she has little […]

Tampa Bay first responders build on life-saving skills with brain and spine training

Tampa Bay first responders build on life-saving skills with brain and spine training

WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. — When a trauma call comes in, every moment matters, so on Monday, Tampa Bay-area paramedics built on their life-saving skills to learn how to better care for patients with certain injuries on the way to the hospital. “On trauma calls, we’re really against the clock. Time is of the essence, per […]

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