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Examination III

Prostate Seizures and CVA

What is an Aura An aura is when you sense that something is going to happen. It can come in the form of a fowl smell, acute pain, twitching or a deja vu.
Nmae 5 potential causes of seizures #1 in elderly is a CVA. Infection (meningitis), fever in kids >104, Drugs (cocaine), metabolic imbalances, pregnancy, stress, trauma, tumors.
Facets of Nursing Care during a Seizure Tonic-Clonic place them on their side. Keep them on their back at least 30-40 degrees if suspect ICP. Provide privacy, loosen tight close, place pillow under head. #1 keep airway open. Clear secretions if appropriate. Admin. Atavan and Valium IV.
Created by: kennedypl