Causes Of Seizures
D.F. is a 37-year-old woman who presents to the emergency department after having a seizure.Subjective DataPMH: Seizures, unknown typeHeadacheHousewifeFeels weakNo loss of consciousnessObjective DataVital signs: T 37 P 72 R 18 BP 114/64Lungs: clear all basesO2 sat = 100%CV = heart rate regular, positive peripheral pulsesPERRLAWriting PromptsQuestions1. What other questions should the nurse ask about the seizures?2. What other assessments are necessary for this patient?3. What are some of the causes of seizures?4. Develop a problem list from objective and subjective data.5. What should be included in the plan of care?6. What other risk factors are associated with this presentation?7. Based on the readings and the subjective and objective data, this patient most likely had what type of seizure?