Tag: First Aid

Fever in Children

Children by their nature and by virtue of their level of maturity cannot articulate their complaints like an adult can. The presence or absence of Fever is  an important pointer for physicians on health state of a child. An unaddressed fever in a child can lead to convulsions (a condition known as febrile convulsions). These …

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What to do when a child is convulsing

If you see a child convulsing: Don’t panic. DO NOT try to force any thing into the child’s mouth DO NOT put the legs or hands into fire DO NOT urinate on the person’s face DO NOT administer any concoction Let the person lie flat on the floor and turn his/her head to turned to …

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