Febrile convulsions in young children
These develop in children below the age of 3 years. The child has high fever due to some cause.
- Give first aid as for convulsion in an adult.
- Give tepid sponging.
- Place him under a fan for cooling his body.
- Position pillow or soft padding around the child so that even violent movements will not result in injury.
- Keep the airway open.
- Send him to a hospital immediately.