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Question 81: A school-age child, with a diagnosis of epilepsy, is admitted to the pediatric unit of a local hospital for evaluation of his anticonvulsant medications. As the nurse enters the child’s room, the child begins to have a seizure. What is the priority nursing action? You selected: Loosen any restrictive clothing Correct Explanation: The primary nursing goal, during a seizure, is to protect the client from physical injury and maintain a patent airway. Loosening clothing will allow free movement and aid in keepi ... (more)
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  • Spring '16
  • Catherine McClendon
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