Treating epilepsy; Name the types of seizures and types of drugs (4)
- Epileptic seizures (2):
- - partial seizures; those beginning focally in a cortical site, and
- - generalized seizures; those that involve both hemispheres widely from the outset. 3 types; absence, myoclonic and tonic-clonic seizures
- Simple vs complex: A simple partial seizure is associated with preservation of consciousness. A complex partial seizure is associated with impairment of consciousness.