Flashcards in Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Deck (3)
When does this syndrome occur?
It could occur any time a client is on anti-psychotic medication, most commonly when treatment begins or doses are increased
What are the signs of N.M.S.?
Tachycardia- extreme fever, altered LOC, seizures, muscle rigidity, elevated lab values (e.g., (WBC/ LFT)