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Wellstone Psych Nurse - Seizures
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When a patient has a seizure, the first step is to _______ _______ _______ like _________ from the patient.
remove harmful objects, glasses
When a patient has a seizure, make sure to protect the ________ from injury.
When a patient is having a seizure, turn them into their ______ side to prevent __________.
When a patient is having a seizure, the nurse should give _________.
When a child has a seizure, the correct dose is ___ mg of Ativan.
When an adult has a seizure, the correct dose is ___ mg Ativan.
When a patient is having a seizure, monitor______ and _______ ________.
airway, vital signs
If a patient is continuing to seize ___ minutes after Ativan administration, repeat administration.
A seizure lasting 5 minutes or longer is known as _______ _________ and it is life threatening.
When a patient is having a seizure, put something _____ and ______, like a folded _______, under their head to help prevent head injury.
soft, flat, jacket
Call ____ for seizure if the patient has never had a seizure before, if the patient has difficulty ______ or ______ after a seizure, the seizure lasts more than ____ minutes, the person has a ______ seizure, the person is ________ during the seizure, or the patient has other health conditions like ________, ______ _______ or _________.
911, breathing, waking, 5, second, injured, diabetes, heart disease, pregnancy
When a patient has a seizure, make sure someone is __________ the time the seizure starts and stops and the time medication is administered.
Seizures can be caused by high ______, low _______ _______ or detoxing from _______ or ________ alcohol.
fever, blood sugar, drugs, alcohol
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