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Emergency treatment of febrile convulsion in children

Emergency treatment of febrile convulsion in children
Febrile convulsion is a common emergency in pediatric clinic. More than 6 months to 3 years of age, children often occur in the upper respiratory tract infection, the sudden rise in body temperature, the general performance of generalized convulsions, the duration is short, the recovery is fast, the majority of the prognosis is good, the general to school age is no longer, but about 40% of children will relapse. Children with recurrent seizures of the brain will be damaged, so the parents and kindergarten teachers should learn to master some of this knowledge, to prevent the occurrence of seizures and brain damage, reduce sequelae. Once the child in the home of high fever convulsions, do not panic, but in the following steps:
1, keep quiet and let children prostrate immediately
Face to the right, unlock the buttoned to facilitate breathing, timely removal of mucus in the nose, to prevent inhalation of vomit or other secretions and suffocate.
2, to prevent the child bitten tongue
Put your chopsticks around the cloth pad between the upper and lower molars, if trismus is not necessary to interpolation. Immediately with a finger down people, hegu.
3, physical cooling
Unlock the child’s collar, belt, wipe the head and neck, armpit and thigh with warm water or alcohol, can also be used to apply to large amount of cold water towel head cooling, but must not wet the chest and abdomen.
4, send medical examination
After the child to stop the seizure, and then sent to the hospital after the smooth breathing. If more than 5 minutes of the seizure can not be relieved, or repeated attacks in a short period of time, a serious illness, must be rushed to the hospital. In transit, pay attention to the nose and mouth exposed, straighten the neck to maintain airway patency. To closely observe the child’s complexion is pale, pale, shortness of breath is difficult, or even suspended. It should be noted that some parents lack of medical knowledge, a child will be at a loss what to do with the clothing ventilation, hurriedly wrapped the child to the hospital, but also a very tight package, very easy to cause the child nose by blocking the respiratory tract obstruction, suffocation and even death.