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School
Ryerson University
Department
Nursing
Course
NSE 31A/B
Professor
Margareth Zanchetta
Semester
Fall

Description
ACTIVITY2SeizuresandsafetypracticedefinitionofseizureparoxysmalelectricaldischargeofneuronsinthebrainthatresultsinachangeinfunctionorbehaviorclinicalpresentationvariesfromtwitchinglastingtwotothreesecondstogeneralizedtonicclonicmovementsClassificationsimplepartialonlyinvolveonehemisphereofthebrainpartialinwhichconsciousnessispreservedcomplexpartialoriginatingfromonehemisphereofthebrainwithimpairmentofconsciousnessmostcommonoriginatesfromtemporalloveriskofinjuryIfthepatientbecomescombativeduringanattempttorestrainGeneralizedseizuresoccursneuronaldischargeinbothhemispheresofthebrainandmayinvolvedepressedlevelofconsciousnessTherearetwomaincategoriesnonconvulsiveandconvulsiveDuringtheseeventstereisnohistoryorespiratorycompromiseorsignigicantmotorinvolvementthereforethereislowriskofinjuryMyoclonicseizuressuddenbriefheaddropsandarmflexionandmayoccurhundredsoftimesperdayItdoesnotinvolverespiratorycompromiseRiskofinjuryfallsandinjurybecauseo
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