Posted by dkwinter

See also: Preeclampsia
     Prevent further seizures with magnesium sulfate
     Draw blood to check CBC, LFTs, BUN and creatinine
     Notify labor floor
     Perform CT scan of head if seizures persist
     Antihypertensive therapy is only indicated in eclampsia if the diastolic blood pressure remains >110 mmHg after seizures are controlled because rapid lowering of blood pressure can result in uterine hypoperfusion