Antiepilepsy drugs: principles of management; withdrawal of therapy; pregnancy; teratogenic effects; epilepsy in children; status epilepticus • Individual drugs: carbamazepine, phenytoin, sodium valproate, lamotrigine, vigabatrin, gabapentin, clonazepam, topiramate, levetiracetam. • Parkinsonism Objectives of therapy Drug therapy; problems of long-term treatment • Other disorders of movement • Tetanus
cortical neurons simultaneously (primary generalised seizure). Bromide (1857) was the first drug to be used for the treatment of epilepsy, but it is now obsolete.
A representative random systematic sampling of clusters from 183 elderly people aged 65 and over was selected from the old age groups of Joaçaba, SC. Previous to the commencement of the research, workshops with the participants were conducted in order to discuss the method of performance of the interviews12. A pilot test was done to calibrate the 5 surveyors in relation to the observation of the clinical condition examined, and the (kappa) agreement test was used for these measurements until an adequate value was obtained.
This book contains twenty client profiles to use in practicing interviewing and diagnostic skills.
Ten profiles are of adult cases ranging in age from eighteen to seventy (chapters 3-12). Ten
profiles are of child or teen cases ranging in age from seven to seventeen (chapters 13-22). In
addition to age, the twenty profiles vary in terms of ethnicity, gender, national origin, religion,
socioeconomic status, presenting problems, and level of problem severity.
The instructor can have students simply read through these profiles and then complete the
three sets of exercises that follow them.
This is a concise description of the clinical manifestations frequently seen in the more common respiratory disorders affecting pediatric patients. After a brief description of each disease, the clinical findings associated with the disorder are summarized in table format. Students are cautioned that the tables represent a summary of the “classic” findings in moderately advanced cases. In reality the occurrence and degree of the typical findings vary with the severity of the disease and the patients overall health status.
(BQ) Part 2 book "Textbook of clinical embryology" presents the following contents: Treatment of male and female infertility, social aspects of using reproductive technology, Assisted peproductive technology (ART), ART - skills, techniques and present status,...
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First we look up on the economic dependency as a component of economic deprivation. The
dependency status of a person identified as an indicator of freedom and autonomy of an
individual that reflects on the ability to transform his capability to the wellbeing (Sen 1992).
The studies of the wellbeing of the elderly gives that there is high degree of dependency in the
old age for both economic and Physical (Omran 1982, World Bank 1994). In the developed
world, it is protected by the intuitional and social care that one way curtails the incidence of
the dependency (Heslop, A. and...
Isolated blunt abdominal trauma (BAT) represents about 5% of annual trauma mortality
from blunt trauma. As part of multiple-site injury (polytrauma), BAT contributes another
15% of trauma mortality. In the abdominal trauma, the best exploration strategy is one that
leads most quickly and reliably in the diagnosis of surgical injury. This strategy must be
established based on hemodynamic status and clinical guidance but should never delay a
Programmability often allows for noninvasive correction of pacemaker malfunction, optimizing battery life and adjustment of the pacemaker to the patient's physiologic needs, which may change over time. Before external programming is performed, any problems must be appropriately diagnosed and the clinical status of the patient, especially the degree of the patient's pacemaker dependency and the safety margin left after programming, must be considered.
Despite massive efforts in drug discovery fueled by combinatory
chemistry, recombinant DNA technology, and highthroughput
screening, surprisingly few molecules make it
through the drug development process. While the reasons
are debated, it is certain that many new chemical entities
(NCEs) suffer from recurring problems that hinder development—
low water solubility, instability, or inadequate
pharmacokinetics. An estimated 43% of NCEs are poorly
Tuyển tập báo cáo các nghiên cứu khoa học quốc tế ngành y học dành cho các bạn tham khảo đề tài: Comparison of KRAS and EGFR gene status between primary non-small cell lung cancer and local lymph node metastases: implications for clinical practice
Later elaborations on the mechanisms of repression versus dissociation posited that
they corresponded to various views of the self-one that is vertically organized (such as in the
case of repression) versus one that is horizontally aligned, with areas of incompatibility
separated by dissociation (Mitchell & Black, 1995). Many of Janet’s ideas presented above
received corroboration later from both clinical observations and neurobiological
investigations and have subsequently been incorporated in contemporaneous pathogenetic
models of dissociative disorders.
Women’s nutritional conditions differ widely among and within countries. Such conditions
are worst in the less-developed regions and countries of the world, where poverty, social
disparities, discrimination, and different kinds of malnutrition affect large populations.
The presence or absence of diseases is strongly associated with individual health but did
not fulfil the multidimensional concept of health. Health is characterised by dynamic and
multi-factorial influences on the physical, psychological and social functioning of an
individual. On the one hand, an objective health status includes the set of diagnosed
physiological and psychological diseases of an individual.
Problems of indoor air quality are recognized as important risk factors for hu-
man health in both low- and middle- and high-income countries. Indoor air is
also important because people spend a substantial proportion of their time in
buildings. In residences, day-care centres, retirement homes and other special
environments, indoor air pollution affects population groups that are particu-
larly vulnerable owing to their health status or age.
These health impacts involve about $10 billion in annual economic damages. Loss of life and
pain and suffering account for about $4.1 and $4.8 billion of this total. Annual health care costs
of air pollution are in the order of $600 million; lost productivity accounts for an additional $560
million in annual damages. These economic damages are expected to increase substantially over
the next 20 years.
The ASAP will reduce health and economic damages by about 11% overall, compared to the
status quo. The residual damages (i.e.
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về y học được đăng trên tạp chí y học Critical Care giúp cho các bạn có thêm kiến thức về ngành y học đề tài: Pro/con clinical debate: Life support should have a special status among therapies, and patients or their families should have a right to insist on this treatment even if it will not improve outcome...
The changes discussed above under the three headings of the agricultural sector, the gender
shift and veterinary education have significant implications for the veterinary business
landscape across the broader veterinary sector, impacting beyond the practice wing of the
profession. As mentioned at the outset of this chapter, to date, robust academic attention has
not been paid to the implications of changes in these areas. Such implications will now be
discussed under the relevant headings below. ...
This report was funded by Health Canada. It was
conducted by a team of international Indigenous
child health researchers, led by Dr. Janet Smylie at the
Centre for Research on Inner City Health, St. Michael’s
Hospital. The report draws upon on a systematic search
of public health data, including scholarly articles
at the national and provincial/territorial level. The
report first addresses First Nations, Inuit, and Métis
children’s health status and assessment in Canada.