Wilderness: Seizure (cont.)
- Symptoms range from jerking movements in a single extremity to abnormal movements throughout the entire body.
- Some seizures may cause lip smacking, behaviorisms, staring spells, or other symptoms depending on in which area of the brain the seizure cause originates.
- Seizures may affect bladder and bowel control, and a person experiencing a seizure often bites his or her own tongue.
Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
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