What to do immediately for infants wth seizures

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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 2008

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Seizures
Sodium
Water Intoxication
Hypoventilation
Apnea
Dehydration
Serum

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What to do immediately for infants wth seizures. / Anders, Jennifer F; Frey, Mary.

In: ED Nursing, Vol. 11, No. 10, 08.2008, p. 113-114.

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Anders, JF & Frey, M 2008, 'What to do immediately for infants wth seizures', ED Nursing, vol. 11, no. 10, pp. 113-114.
Anders, Jennifer F ; Frey, Mary. / What to do immediately for infants wth seizures. In: ED Nursing. 2008 ; Vol. 11, No. 10. pp. 113-114.
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