D. Eclampsia 子痫
1. Assessment: Characterized by generalized seizures
a. Seizure typically begins with twitching around the mouth.
b. Body then becomes rigid in a state of tonic muscular contractions that last 15 to 20 seconds.
c. Facial muscles and then all body muscles alternately contract and relax in rapid succession (clonic phase may last about 1 minute).
d. Respiration ceases during seizure because diaphragm tends to remain fixed (breathing resumes shortly after the seizure).
e. Postictal sleep occurs.