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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|State||Published - Aug 1 2008|
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