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absence seizure seizure in which the person experiences unconsciousness and stares blankly into space
anoxia lack of oxygen to the brain
aura visual disturbance just before a seizure
complex focal seizures disorder producing a blank stare, memory loss
convulsions contraction of the muscles that is caused by seizures
eclampsia life threatening con. that developed in pregnant women HBP & seizures
epilepsy redcurrant seizure with sudden discharge of cerebral neurons
febrile seizure seizure asso. w/ sudden spike in body temp
generalized seizure spreads across both cerebral hemispheres includes tonic clonic myoclonic and absence seizures
generalized tonic-colonic seizure causes stiffening limbs. difficulty breathing, and jerking movements followed by distortion and limbs going limp
gingival hyperplasia excesses growth of gum tissue
hitsutism excess growth of body hair
myocolonic seizure seizure char. by jerking muscle move. caused by contraction of major muscle groups
seizure threshold a person susceptibility to seizures
simple focal seizure a seizure that only affects one part of the brain
status ellipticus emergency char. by repeated seizures that can deprive the brain of oxygen
the terminology associated with seizures there is more than one type of seizure. partial, generalized, unilateral, unclassified
elpilepsy is one of the oldest known brain disorders
seizure risk increases with age
half of seizure are of unknown origin
stroke & heart attack can cause seizures why lack of oxygen to brain
mono-drug is? one drug to reduce risk of drug interactions
the goal of medicine suppress seizure activity
blood tests are dont to check For protein. 90% of seizure medicines are protein bound
GABA is inhibitory neurotransmitter
first drug to treat seizures phenobarbital
valproates have 100% bio-availability
goal 1 of heartburn/dyspepsia provide complete relief of symptoms
goal 2 heartburn/dyspepsia reduce recurrence of symptoms
goal 3 heartburn.dyspepsia prevent and manage effects of medications
PPIs proton pump inhibitors
nausea feeling like you need to vomit
retching dry heeves
vommiting expostulation of the GI tract contents
goals of treatment of N/V 1. provide relief 2. identify the cause 3. prevent and corrects complications 4. prevent future occurrences
GERD gastro esophageal reflex disease
BSS bismuth subsalicylate
ORS oral re hydration salt
top 4 reasons for Vomiting 1. motion sickness 2. pregnancy 3. viral gastroenteritis 4. over eating/indigestion
motion sickness women more susceptible. children >2 donot getas much. inner ear
pregnancyc Vommiting more prevalent in beginning then tapers off
viral gastroenteritis inf. of stomach. most commonly cause by the roto virus. also called food poisoning
over eating/indigestion can treat with heartburn med. eat smaller meals. do not eat 3 hours before bed
BSS can cause can cause black stool and tongue
cream semi-solid, stable mixture of water and oil that is applied to the skin
gel thickened liquid
liposome a microscopic artificial sac composed of fatty substances that can be used as a vehicle for adm. of nutrient and medicine
occlusiveq preventing the penetration of water or air
ointment semi-solid material that is applied externally to the skin or mucus membrane
phospholipid a liquid component of cell membranes
systematic absorbtion an effect that takes place at a location beyond the initial point of contact, affecting the entire body not just locally
trans dermal across or through the skin
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