A patient had a tonic -clonic seizure and has been started on a phenytoin medication. The patient tells the nurse he is very upset about not being able to drive and has several questions about epilepsy. (learning objectives 1,2,and 5).
(A). What should be included in the patient teaching about the classification of generalized seizures?
(B)How does phenytoin work?
(C). What are the key implementation and rationale considerations for this patient who is receiving medication to treat generalized seizures?