Week 8 Lecture Epilepsy.txt
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Seizures that cause stiffening of muscles of the body, generally those in the back, legs, and arms.
Clonic seizure definition
An epileptic seizure in which certain muscle groups jerk repetitively.
Status epilepticus definition
Seizure lasting 30 minutes or more; is a medical emergency
What are the drugs of choice for seizures?
- Ex: dilatin, lorazapam, diazapam
What is the diagnostic test for epilepsy?
What does an EEG tell you about seizure activity?
Where it is initiating the impulse and how it is diffused.
What is the postictal period?
The behaviors in the time after a seizure has stopped
What would you like to do?
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