Seizure trigger

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  • Case Study: Chief Complaint

    Chief Complaint Follow up on new onset seizure. History Patient is a 58-year-old right-handed white male who presents with his ex-wife for followup after inpatient evaluation for new onset seizure. I did review the H&P and discharge summary, the initial neurology consult done by Robin Kass, MD and my follow up notes. I also reviewed the EEG report and reviewed the scans myself. This is an individual who has had a hypoglycemic brain injury in 2008 resulting in an induced coma for a full month, then rehabilitation. It took him two years for full recovery. He did have residual personality change and does walk with a wide base, unsteady gait. He also did suffer a fall with a brain bleed about two to three years ago and was hospitalized for few…

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  • Interpersonal Conflict In Mean Girls

    assumptions and trigger events that permitted conflict to escalate thought the movie. First of all, everyone in the movie is taking part in destructive conflict because no positive outcomes come about. These conflicts are destructive because everyone feels terrible when the Plastics insult them, Regina becomes more popular when Cady, Janis, and Damian first try to bring her down, and nothing moral will happen from Coach Carr sleeping with his students. Moreover, the conflicts taking place…

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  • Gun-Personal Narrative

    sharply turn in my direction. I lifted my head and took a breath as he stormed towards me. My hands shook as they lay in the trigger. Only two feet away from me now father was furious his eyes gave away his insanity. Where was my father ‘cause he ain’t here no more? It felt as if time stopped as my finger pressed onto the trigger firing a silver bullet right into my father’s chest, he stumbled and looked at me as blood started to pour; his hands covered the hole as he fell onto his knees. His…

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  • Narrative Essay On John Trears

    "You pulled the trigger didn't you Mr. Trears?!" yelled Sean. "Where were you during the murder?!" The audience gasped, and gossiped about Sean being disrespectful. "Lock this boy up now judge now!" said John Trears. The judge sentenced Sean to the death sentence and dragged Sean away as he kicked and cried desperatly for his family. "It had to be done. Right? How can I live with knowing my daughter been goin' round with a black boy? They both got what they deserve. I don't regret pullin'…

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  • Essay On The Cause Of Seizures

    The Cause of Seizures All of a sudden she drops to the ground and her eyes rolled into the back of her head. She begins to shake and isn’t responsive to anyone calling her name. A seizure… A sudden attack of illness. You never know when they will come but what exactly is the cause of them? You understand that you have triggers but sometimes new ones hop out of the blue. Truly, you can never know when to expect the seizure. What exactly is a seizure? Where do they come from? Who are prone to…

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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 Essay

    a brain disorder that causes seizures. The brain disorder affects your nervous system. People are diagnosed with epilepsy when they have two or more seizures. These are classified into two groups. Type of Seizure What it affects and how. Generalized Seizure Affects both sides of the brain Absent Seizure sometimes called petit mal seizures, can cause rapid blinking or a few seconds of staring into space. Tonic-clonic seizures also called grand mal seizures, can make a person: Cry out Lose…

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  • Epilepsy In School

    The neurological disorder known as Epilepsy is defined as “a disease characterized by an enduring predisposition to generate epileptic seizures and by the neurobiological, cognitive, psychological, and social consequences of this condition.” Essentially this means that a seizure is noted as a single event and that epilepsy is the disorder involving recurrent unprovoked seizures. In addition, seizures are symptoms of abnormal brain function. However, the medical terminology for Epilepsy…

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  • Epilepsy Term Paper

    associate epilepsy and seizures with violent movements with muscle contractions, but there are actually many types of seizures that one can have. As stated by the Mayo Clinic (2015), “Epilepsy is a chronic disorder of the central nervous system in which nerve activity in the brain becomes disrupted, causing seizures or periods of unusual behaviour, sensations, and sometimes loss of consciousness” (Para. 16). Epileptic seizures are generally caused by abnormalities in the brain that cause…

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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Phenytoin

    d). Since then, it has become one of the most commonly used antiepileptic medications in North America. An extensive amount of careful scientific trials has been done in a great number of patients (Epilepsy Foundation, n.d). It is best used to treat partial-onset seizures, but has value in treating tonic-clonic…

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