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Recognising a seizure

People with epilepsy will display different signs (if any) to indicate the imminent onset of a seizure.

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It is important to get to know your service users, and find out from their records, and from colleagues, what you should look out for.

Warning signs might include:

Some people have an ‘aura’ before a seizure, eg feeling sick, hearing sounds or experiencing unusual tastes or smells.

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