First Aid for Absence Seizures

First Aid for Absence Seizures

An absence seizure causes loss of awareness for a brief period. The person stares vacantly, the eyes may drift upwards and flicker. It may be mistaken for daydreaming.
First Aid for Absence Seizures
  • Recognize that a seizure has occurred
  • Reassure the person, and
  • Repeat any information that may have been missed during the seizure

Information from the Epilepsy Australia website

National Help Line

1300 852 853

Epilepsy ACT

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Monday – Thursday 9am – 4pm

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