Boxes.docx - Chapter 63 Chapter 64 Chapter 66 HANDOUT Cardiovascular issues Tachycardia\u2014more common Bradycardia treatment is atropine Blood pressure

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Chapter 66 HANDOUT Cardiovascular issues Tachycardia—more common Bradycardia treatment is atropine Blood pressure effected increased After patient has seizures—check vital signs Put on telemetry or do ECG—may see changes ST segment depression indicator of ischemia May do EKG, EEG—may see electrical dysfunction Respiratory problems Abdominal breathing in post-ictal phase Shortness of breath RR and pattern: Tachypnea, Hypopnea, Apnea Coughing reflex Strido Increase in section Pulmonary edema Monitor O2sat; Lay on side; Insert oral airway PRN Cutaneous: flushing, pallor, sweating GI symptoms: Vomiting , abdominal discomfort Sexual: Sexual arousal, Orgasms Urinary and bowel incontinence: in generalized Post-ictal changes Neuro function usually depressed after seizure Can become comatose for short period of time
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  • Seizure, pulmonary edema, Medical signs, Congenital disorder

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