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The paramedics arrive at the house to find a fitting child


Here we see the paramedics arriving at the scene where they find a young boy (Oscar) fitting on the sofa.

  1. What are your priorities when presented with a child having a seizure?
  2. What medications would you be prepared to give?

Discuss your thoughts below.

In the next step, we will be looking at the important information you need to ascertain when presented with a child with seizures. Let’s see what the important questions are – in particular, their seizure history.

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Emergency and Urgent Care for Children: a Survival Guide

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