What to do immediately for infants wth seizures

Jennifer Anders, Mary Frey

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Abstract

Seizure in infants is potentially life-threatening if prolonged apnea or hypoventilation occur. If water intoxication is the cause, do the following: • Obtain a baseline serum sodium level. • Weigh the infant, and estimate the amount of dehydration. • Replace sodium levels slowly intravenously.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)113-114
Number of pages2
JournalED Nursing
Volume11
Issue number10
StatePublished - Aug 1 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)

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