EE Chapter 94 Psychosis and Schizophrenia Q&A (1 OF 38) Sample Questions
1. A patient is receiving Haloperidol to treat schizophrenia. Presents with hyperthermia (fever), sweating, tachycardia and, muscle rigidity. Which of the following is the most likely cause?
- A. Neuroleptic malignant syndrome
- B. Serotonin syndrome
- C. withdrawal symptoms
- D. Extra pyramidal symptoms
Tips: NMS develops quickly and symptoms stay for 5 to 10 days. Require referral to emergence.