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Preparation for transfer to hospital… now what?

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En route Toby begins to have a seizure. Remember, not all seizures are classic tonic clonic seizures and may present a diagnostic challenge when they fall outside the standard pattern.

  1. How would you address this new problem?

  2. What system would you use to assess him and what definitive treatment would you give?

  3. The paramedics decide to give Toby intravenous diazepam. What other treatments are available?

  4. What do you understand about the concept of neuro protection?

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