Seizures Occurring in Water

Seizures Occurring in Water

In certain situations, a loss of consciousness is especially dangerous and emergency care must go beyond the routine procedures. A seizure in water is a life-threatening situation.
First Aid for a Seizure Occurring in Water

NB: If a seizure happens out of the water during a swimming activity, the person should not continue with swimming or water sports that day, even if the person appears to be fully recovered.

Click hyperlink to your First Aid Guide for When a Seizure Occurs in Water.

Information from the Epilepsy Australia webpage.

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