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  • Seizure Response Dogs

    Seizure-Alert and Response Dogs “A service dog is a canine service animal that generally serves a single individual with a physical or mental disability” (Ensminger definitions xi). SEIZURES AND EPILEPSY “Epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterized by repeated occurrences of seizures” (Varsavsy et al. 313). Seizures can cause a person to fall, shake, walk, or lose consciousness (Fetty 7). “The symptoms of epilepsy are very diverse and these depend on the region of the brain that is affected. An abnormality may cause seizures the via the same mechanisms, but affect the epileptic person differently depending on its location” (Varsavsy et al. 13). A seizure results from the brain sending abnormal signals to the body, which proceeds to generate…

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  • Ketogenic Diet Case Study

    intractable Epilepsy for nearly a century. Epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterized by recurring, unprovoked seizures. It is estimated that over two million people in the US currently have Epilepsy, and many of those cases originate during the years of infancy and childhood. For many with Epilepsy, anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) are sufficient in controlling seizures. However, many patients taking AEDs experience severe side effects, and for others, the drugs have very little effect when…

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  • Personal Narrative: Some Things I Remember

    There are few things I remember. I was painting, felt dizzy, the next thing I remember is talking to the paramedic as I was lying on the floor. I remember being in the hospital, but not going to the hospital. I remember talking to my friends in the hospital, then I remember talking to the doctors, them telling me I had had three seizures in the past two days. Three weeks later, I remember waking up on a Wednesday with a killer headache. The worst headache I had ever had, but I don’t remember how…

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  • Partial Seizure Research Paper

    Partial seizure is described as focal seizure. It take place in just one part of the brain that serves as an irritant pouring the epileptic response. In partial seizure, patient experience a range of bizarre or strange sensations including abrupt jerky movements of one body parts, alterations in hearing or seeing, discomfort in stomach or a sudden sense of fear. Consciousness is not impaired in this seizure (Shorvon et al., 2004). Partial seizures are further classified into simple partial…

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  • Lord Of The Flies Comparison Essay

    of the novel, Ralph is confused as to why the other boys on the island, would rather give into bloodlust and their barbarian sides. As the book progresses, he learns of the nefarious intentions that are embedded in humanity. As the gatherings that they have so-called ‘pig dances’ they escalate until the end of the book, when they are rescued. Even though they only have three of the ‘dances,’ the first time they have one, a boy gets injured, not severely, however he is injured. The second dance…

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  • Epilepsy Research Papers

    Early reports on epilepsy go back to ancient Assyrian and Babylonian texts. It has a fascinating history that scans a period of almost 4000 years. At that time the Babylonians had no concept of pathology, thus epilepsy and the seizures that are often times associated with it were treated as spiritual and not medical. It wasn't until the 18th and 19th century, when medicine made important advances, that religious superstition emancipated the fact that epilepsy was a medical condition. The word…

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  • Epilepsy Vs Superstition

    “What is specific to possession is that the person enters into a trance and it is another spirit that moves that body.” Father Jose Antonio Fortea is a trained exorcist from the Vatican, with expert knowledge on demonology and spirituality. His explanation on demon possession is an accurate description on what happens to the body to cause someone to get possessed. Though possession in on itself is only an explanation to what proceeds, which is the bodily functions and movements during an…

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  • Epilepsy Introduction

    Epilepsy is a group of neurological diseases characterized by epileptic seizures and the cause of epilepsy is unknown, some people develop epilepsy as the result of brain injury,stroke, brain tumors, infections of the brain, and birth defects. 22 million people have epilepsy. Nearly 80% of cases occur in the developing world. It is more common as people age increase. In the developed world, new cases occurs most common in babies and the elderly23. Quality of life is an important health…

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  • Poison Control Seizures And Tourniquets

    Poison Control, Seizures and Tourniquets After taking this course in first aid, has proven to be very useful to people from all walks of life, like the busy parent and working professionals, that I am. There was many thing that I learned from taking this class, but the three things that I found interesting and or could be useful to have up to date knowledge about are, poison control, seizure and tourniquets. If you took a first aid class prior to 2010, like I did then, there’s a reasonable…

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  • Holly's Epilepsy Case Study

    writing degree. She could pursue an Associates or Bachelor’s degree from one of the local community colleges or universities in Memphis, TN. Holly actively wants to seek employment; however she is fearful of her safety and problems with her memory during and after a workplace seizure. In ensuring her safety in the workplace she can do things like designate a person to respond to her emergencies, keep her area/aisles clear of clutter, and make a plan of action for others to determine how to…

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