Wilderness: Seizure (cont.)
When to Seek Medical Care
- Seek medical care if it is a first-time seizure, if the person is injured, stops breathing, has multiple or continuous seizures without regaining consciousness, or if the seizure lasts longer than 10 minutes in someone known to have seizures.
- Finding the person's current medications is helpful for medical evaluation and treatment.
Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
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