Trivia Quiz: What Do You Know About Diastat Rectal Uses And Effects?

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Trivia Quiz: What Do You Know About Diastat Rectal Uses And Effects?

What Do You Know About Diastat Rectal Uses And Effects? Diastat is a drug that is given to people who have been affected by seizures, and they help the seizures stop. Once a person is given this drug, a medical practitioner is expected to keep them under observation for four hours. Take this quiz and learn more about the drug.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Seizures are...
    • A. 

      Diseases

    • B. 

      Symptoms

    • C. 

      Allergic Reactions

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    A type of generalized seizure where there is staring and blinking
    • A. 

      Absence

    • B. 

      Tonic-clonic

    • C. 

      Myoclonic

    • D. 

      Atonic

  • 3. 
    A seizure where the person goes stiff and falls followed by convulsion.
    • A. 

      Absence

    • B. 

      Tonic-clonic

    • C. 

      Tonic

    • D. 

      Atonic

  • 4. 
    A seizure where the person falls limp to the ground.
    • A. 

      Absence

    • B. 

      Tonic-clonic

    • C. 

      Myoclonic

    • D. 

      Atonic

  • 5. 
    Which of the following should you do if a student is having a tonic/clonic seizure?  
    1. Write down the time the seizure starts
    2. Keep calm and remove other students from the area
    3. Turn student gently onto his/her side and loosen tight clothing.
    4. Hold the person down or try to stop movements
    • A. 

      1, 2, 3

    • B. 

      2,3,4

    • C. 

      1,2,4

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 6. 
    Which of the following should you do if a student is having a tonic/clonic seizure?   
    1. Put something flat and soft, like a blanket or folded jacket under the head.
    2. Remove glasses
    3. Clear the area around the person of anything hard or sharp.
    4. Monitor for breathing.
    • A. 

      1,3,4

    • B. 

      1,2,3

    • C. 

      1,2,4

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 7. 
  • 8. 
    Diastat should be given for repetitive seizures (one seizure stops then another one begins)  True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Diastat should be given once a seizure lasts over 6 minutes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which of the following should you NOT do when giving Diastat?  
    1. Place student on his/her back
    2. Lubricate the tip of Diastat syringe
    3. Place syringe tip into rectum then counts to 3 while pushing the plunger in to dispense the medication.
    4. Count to 3 before removing the syringe.
    5. Count to 3 while holding the buttocks together.
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      All are correct

  • 11. 
    . You should give Diastat and call 911 if a student is having a seizure and:  
    1. It is the student’s first seizure
    2. The seizure stops but the student goes into another seizure
    3. The student is a diabetic or is pregnant
    4. The student had a seizure two days ago.
    5. A seizure lasts over 5 minutes
    6. The student stops breathing
    7. The seizure stops after a couple of minutes and the student is conscious but sleepy.
    • A. 

      All the above are correct

    • B. 

      1,2,3,4

    • C. 

      1,2,3,5,6

    • D. 

      1,2,3,5,6,7

  • 12. 
    You should put a soft wallet or a padded tongue blade in the student’s mouth during the seizure to keep the airway open.  True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False