Status epilepticus

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  • Status Epilepticus

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    Evaluating a drug study (Valproate versus diazepam for generalized convulsive status epilepticus). Ethical: This study was ethical approved by the Ethics Committee of Xuanwu Hospital at the Capital Medical University in Beijing, China. The authors disclosed no conflict of interest. The funding source was funded by Capital Medical University’s foundation. Inform consent was obtained from the legal representatives of the patients that were admitted to the intensive care unit. The only patients that

  • Essay on Epilepsy

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    Epilepsy Epilepsy is not what you think. It is a complicated disease, a disease that doesn't just affect one type of person or age. Over fifty million men, women, and children cope with this disease daily. Epilepsy is a mysterious disease to those who are unfamiliar and uneducated about the disease. Many people have preconceived notions about Epileptics. Researching the topic thoroughly, the five preconceived notions I explored have been proven to be false. People uneducated about

  • The Epilepsy Therapy Project (AANS)

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    Epilepsy is one of the most common of all the neurological disorders. Epilepsy effects about Sixty-Five million people worldwide and three million in the USA alone(CureEpilepsy). Epilepsy is when a person has a seizure for no actual reasons, unlike people who have them because of low blood sugar or withdrawals. A person can be diagnosed with this disorder is they have one or more seizures that aren’t caused by a known condition. Rarely do they perform surgery for epilepsy, Medication is commonly

  • The Pros And Cons Of Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus

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    Many studies have suggested that managing nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE) presents many challenges, which would benefit from additional early measures to predict patient outcomes. Non-convulsive status epilepticus (NCSE) is status epilepticus without obvious tonic–clonic activity. NCSE is now known to be a heterogeneous disease with a variety of reasons, several subtypes (Shenker and Foundation 2003). In the mental status testing study researcher stated most patient were unexplained reduced

  • Jacob Of Convulsive Status Epilepticus: A Case Study

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    his life is in immediate danger as is having an ongoing and prolonged seizure. A Glasgow coma scale less than eight (his is three) means he is not able to protect his airway. The provisional diagnosis given to Jacob of generalised convulsive status epilepticus (SE) is a serious and often life threatening emergency as it can compromise the airway leading to hypoxia causing neurons to die leading to potential permanent brain damage. Jacob had been ill with coryzal symptoms and fever for forty eight

  • The Doctrine Of Ultra Vires: The Ashbury Railway Carriage & Iron Company

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    carried out in the case of Teller vs. Chichester Midhurst Rail Company . The doctrine of Ultra vires was first mentioned in 1875 in the landmark judgement of Ashbury Railway Carriage and Iron Company (Limited) v Hector Riche given by the House of Lords. Facts A Company called “The Ashbury Railway Carriage and Iron Company,” was incorporated under the Companies Act, 1862. Its object was “maintenance, making - selling or lending on hire, railway carriages.” Acting beyond its scope, the company extended

  • Emma Book Report

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    small town called Highbury, in 18th century England. During the time period, there was a definite social rank. Almost all of the scenes in the book take place in or around the estates of the characters. Their property mostly determined their social status. This setting has significance to the storyline because of the social rank. Emma, who is constantly trying to play matchmaker, tries to convince

  • Humanity and Social Forces

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    corporation, therefore one of his statuses is CEO, which may cause others to treat him differently because of his status. Not only does his status influence the people’s behavior around him, it also influences his own behavior as a result of how he is treated. However, while some social statuses are given, others you are born with. The term “ascribed status” is used to describe a status with which one is born, such as gender

  • Essay on Language Development in Childhood Development

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    having a low socioeconomic status. In this paper, I do talk a lot about school statistics a number of times but that is because I believe if one does not have their language skills fully developed the results will show in their work ethic and grades in school. It is important to understand that poverty does not have a direct consequence to language development but it is things associated with poverty such as parental education, health care, child care, low socioeconomic status and many other variables

  • How Does Human Ecology Shape the Main Patterns of (a) Society and (B) Culture (Using Keesing’s Distinction Between ‘Society’ and ‘Culture’) Among Three Kinds of Ecological Adaptation in the Tribal World: Hunter-

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    Culture is seen as a system of shared beliefs and meanings. On the other hand society is composed of members who typically share a common culture or, at least, a recognised set of values, symbolism and other interactions such as social structure that defines the society's members. Modern day hunter gatherers have adapted to geographical regions which have shaped their way of everyday life, social structure and organisation. The San of south Africa, as a result of their permanent settlement and