"A & E treatment in response to seizures"
About: Grantham & District Hospital / Accident and emergency Grantham & District Hospital Accident and emergency Grantham NG31 8DG
Posted by ME8285 (as ),
Presented to A&E with multiple small seizures, headache, tunnel vision, limb paralysis and palpitations, heavy breathing, followed by excessive temperature rise and excessive sweating. 15 episodes in one hour lasting 30 seconds to a minute. Three episodes in front of A&E staff. After bloods, ecg and ct, admitted to EAU at 2AM. Nursing staff were exemplary, but doctor came round at 9AM, no exam, BP of 198, heart rate of 105. Told to discharge. Discharged at 2PM after nursing staff monitored BP and heartrate, which ranged between 196 and 200BP, and 90 to 105 heartrate. Told to just go see GP. My normal heart rate is between 50 and 60, I am fit and active, good health and a member of the armed forces.