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W3: Challenges in Nursing Care of Epileptic Patients
Forouzan Ahmadi *
Shefa Neuroscience Research Center, Khatam Alanbia Hospital, Tehran, Iran , Ahmadiforuzan046@gmail.com
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Procedures before LTM:
  1. Admitting the patient and introduce yourself, then explain how to do LTM and describe its aim
  2. Doing MRI with epilepsy protocol
  3. Washing the patientchr('39')s hair
  4. Preparing the instruments for starting the LTM
  5. Measuring the head with 10-20 system and mark the spots with a red pen
  6. Doing blood exam with doctorchr('39')s order
  7. Considering the patientchr('39')s consciousness and speech
Procedures during LTM:
  1. Check the electrodechr('39')s impedance and change the electrode if it is necessary and put some gel under the electrodes.
  2. Select the abnormal changes like IED, seizure, subclinical and etc.
  3. Observe the brain waves and manage the nursing care
  4. Make a friendly relationship with the patient and take care of her/him and protect the head box and the electrodes
  5. Do the nursing test
  6. Record the seizure and inform the doctor and perform his order
Procedures after LTM:
After recording sufficient seizures, call the doctor and remove the electrodes from the patientchr('39')s head, after 24 hours that the seizure ends, the patient can be discharged.
Keywords: Epileptic Patients, Seizure, LTM
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Type of Study: Review --- Open Access, CC-BY-NC | Subject: Basic research in Neuroscience

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Ahmadi F. W3: Challenges in Nursing Care of Epileptic Patients. Shefaye Khatam. 2018; 6 (S2) :27-27
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