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  • Neurological Disorders

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    Welcome to WritePoint, the automated review system that recognizes errors most commonly made by university students in academic essays. The system embeds comments into your paper and suggests possible changes in grammar and style. Please evaluate each comment carefully to ensure that the suggested change is appropriate for your paper, but remember that your instructor's preferences for style and format prevail. You will also need to review your own citations and references since WritePoint capability

  • Neurological Paper

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    Neurological Changes in a Patient with Several Brain Masses During clinical this week, I took care of an 81 year old man who was admitted for having an altered mental status and brain masses. The family was at the hospital and had to quickly make the decision on whether they wanted to go through with a craniotomy and have the masses biopsied to further go through with treatment, or to choose the comfort measures option. Throughout my time at clinical this week, I was able to recognize a neurological

  • The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat Report

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    Hat’ in 1985, it contains the bizarre, unique and extraordinary cases Sacks encountered as a neurologist. This book report is going to evaluate and include Dr. Sacks conclusions on the case studies recorded in ‘Part One: Losses’. ‘Losses’ covers 9 neurological disorders which are characterised by a ‘loss’ of some kind. Dr. P, a musician and teacher who had developed visual agnosia, had difficulty processing what he sees, especially faces, he could only identify them by features which he remembered.

  • Neurological Disorders Essay

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    neurology and working on the treatment of neurological disorders is so critically important. Through the examination of Huntington’s disease, Bell’s Palsy, and Aphasia, neurologists can work to better the human mind and cure the diseases that attack it, which will infinitely enhance the lives of humans and create a brighter future for us all. The first

  • Symptoms And Treatment Of Multiple Sclerosis

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    Multiple sclerosis (MS) is one of the most common neurological disorders constantly leading to perpetual disability in young adults. Accounting for more than 40,000 affected individuals in Egypt alone (Tallawy et al., 2016), and 2.5 million patients worldwide. (MS) is a chronic inflammatory, demyelinating, autoimmune neurodegenerative disease characterized by the disruption of the blood brain barrier (BBB), perivascular inflammation, axonal and oligodendrocyte injury, and breakdown of the myelin

  • Historical And Medical Background Of Agnosia

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    Historical and Medical Background of Agnosia Agnosia is a rare neurological disorder that affects one’s capability to recognize people or objects based on the affected sense (Coslett, 2007; National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, 2014). There are three observed types of agnosia: Visual, Auditory, and Tactile (Coslett, 2007; Marotta & Behrmann 2002). Visual agnosia is the most common type because the brain devotes the most energy and resources to visual processing than processing

  • Summary Of Oliver SacksThe Man Who Mistoook His Wife For A Hat

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    Tying Neurological Research to Readings Jose Massana Florida International University Tying Neurological Research to Readings In Oliver Sacks’ The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, he denotes a “deficit is an impairment or incapacity of neurological function; such as loss of speech, loss of language, loss of memory, loss of vision loss of dexterity, or loss of identity” (Sacks, 1985). The specific neurological disorder that is highlighted in chapter one is Visual Agnosia, which is a deficit associated

  • Cerebral Palsy And How Does It Affect The Oral Cavity?

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    Cerebral Palsy is a broad term used to describe a group of chronic “palsies”, which are disorders that impair control of movement due to damage during the time the brain is developing (WebMD, 2015). Cerebral Palsy usually develops by age 2 or 3 and is a non-progressive brain disorder. The symptoms due to the brain damage often change over time, sometimes for the better and sometimes for the worse (WebMD, 2015). Cerebral Palsy is characterized by the location and the type of movement problems, but

  • Inherited Neurological Diseases

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    Genetic instability refers to temporary or permanent unscheduled alterations within the genome occur and can occur both at chromosomal or nucleotide level. Instability at nucleotide level consists of increased frequency of base-pair mutation or amplified number of nucleotide repeat units such as trinucleotide repeats (TNR) in a gene which will show altered expression and malfunction of RNA and/or protein (Castel et al., 2010). In inherited diseases repeat expansions occur in parental germ line

  • Essay about Prosopagnosia's Affect on Daily Life

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    In Psychology, there are a wide range of disorders, all of which disrupt a person’s life at varying levels. As a result of this, the Diagnostic Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders is used to diagnose a person with a certain disorder and determine the extent to which the disorder affects their ability to function in society. However, the DSM-IV does not address all of the disorders that people can be troubled with. There are four axes to the DSM-IV: axis I which takes into account clinical disorders

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