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Seizure Questions and Answers (Q&A)

Janeallen
Answered: Sep 21, 2020
Take measures to prevent injury.

Protecting the client from injury is the immediate priority during a seizure. Elevating the head of the bed would have no effect on the clients condition or...Read More

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RN pedia
Answered: Sep 21, 2020
Maintain a patent airway

The priority for the pregnant client having a seizure is to maintain a patent airway to ensure adequate oxygenation to the mother and the fetus. Additionally,...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 21, 2020
.position the mother on her side to allow the secretions to drain from her mouth and prevent aspiration -position the mother on her side to allow the secretions to drain from her mouth and prevent...Read More

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Janeallen
Answered: Sep 21, 2020
Position the client on the side with head flexed forward

Positioning the client on one side with head flexed forward allows the tongue to fall forward and facilitates drainage secretions...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Sep 21, 2020
In 10 to 15 minutes-when used to treat status epilepticus, diazepam may be given every 10 to 15 minutes, as needed, to a maximum dose of 30 mg. the nurse can repeat the regimen in 2 to 4 hours, if...Read More

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