Seizures & First Aid
broadly classified into two main groups as either partial
or generalized based on the region of onset. See
the following chart for seizure classifications and click to learn more. For further information,
contact us. Reference material is available in the Association's
library. Access is free for members.
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on Status Epilepticus.
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A continuous seizure state, or status epilepticus, is a life-threatening
condition. In status epilepticus, seizures are prolonged or occur one
after another without full recovery between seizures. Immediate medical
care is necessary. The seizures may be convulsive or non-convulsive.