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Question 80: client with a history of epilepsy is admitted to the medical-surgical unit. While assisting the client from the bathroom, the nurse observes the start of a tonic-clonic seizure. Which nursing interventions are appropriate for this client? Select all that apply.
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selected: • Turn the client to the side. • Place a pillow under the client's head. • Assist the client to the floor. Correct Explanation: During a seizure, the nurse should assist the client to the floor to reduce the risk of falling and turn the client on the side to help clear the mouth of oral secretions. If avail ... (more)
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  • Spring '16
  • Catherine McClendon
  • Nursing, bacterial meningitis

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