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Which temporary condition is considered a brief but expected response immediately after a person has a seizure?
A patient with a seizure disorder tells the nurse about training to participate in a marathon run. What is the most important factor for the nurse to teach the patient at this time?
A patient with a seizure disorder asks the nurse why bright spots are always seen before experiencing a seizure. What is the nurses best response?
Which sign does the nurse expect to see when a patient has an absence seizure?
Which two conditions are possible complications of status epilepticus?
Which action is most important for the nurse to perform for a patient during a simple partial seizure?
What is the nurses priority intervention for a patient experiencing a tonic-clonic (grand mal) seizure?
A pediatric patient is prescribed valproic acid (Depacon) 340 mg intravenously. The available drug solution is 500 mg in 5 mL. How many milliliters does the nurse prepare?
A patient who has been prescribed phenytoin (Dilantin) reports gum swelling around the teeth. What is the nurses best action?
A patient who has been taking carbamazepine (Tegretol) for 2 months has all of the following blood laboratory results. Which result does the nurse report to the prescriber immediately?
Which question is most important for the nurse to ask a patient who is prescribed phenytoin (Dilantin) before administering the first dose?
Which precaution is most important for the nurse to teach a patient who is prescribed any of the first-line drugs for generalized seizures?
What is the priority safety measure for the nurse to implement when a patient has been started on carbamazepine (Tegretol)?
A female patient with a seizure disorder who is taking birth control pills is prescribed valproic acid (Depakote). What must the nurse be sure to include in this patients teaching plan?
A patient who has been prescribed ethosuximide (Zarontin) twice daily (every 12 hours) for absence seizures reports that the morning dose was missed 10 hours ago. What is the nurses best advice?
A patient who has been prescribed ethosuximide (Zarontin) tells the nurse about experiencing an upset stomach after each dose of the drug. What is the nurses best action?
What does the nurse plan to teach a patient who is prescribed ethosuximide (Zarontin) about going out of doors?
Which second-line drug for seizures has a risk for dependence?
A patient is prescribed lamotrigine for seizure control. The drug received from the pharmacy is Lamisil. What is the nurses best action?
Which assessment question is most important for the nurse to ask a patient who is prescribed clonazepam (Klonopin) before administering the first dose?
A patient who has been prescribed primidone (Mysoline) also takes warfarin (Coumadin). Which laboratory blood test results indicate to the nurse a possible drug interaction?
A patient who is prescribed gabapentin (Neurontin) for seizures is also taking aluminum hydroxide (Amphojel) for indigestion. What does the nurse caution the patient about taking these two drugs?
A patient who is prescribed gabapentin (Neurontin) is also taking morphine sulfate for severe pain. What dosage adjustment does the nurse expect?