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An additional case in proof of the usefulness of mercury in convulsive disorders

Monro, Alexander

An additional case in proof of the usefulness of mercury in convulsive disorders

by Monro, Alexander

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Published by G. Hamilton and J. Balfour in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mercury.,
  • Convulsions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alexander Monro.
    SeriesLandmarks of science II
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, RM666.M5 .H35
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationp. 557-563.
    Number of Pages563
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19448586M

    Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), formerly known as electroshock therapy, is a psychiatric treatment in which seizures are electrically induced in patients to provide relief from mental disorders.. Typically, 70 to volts are applied externally to the patient's head resulting in approximately milliamperes of direct current passed through the brain, for ICDPCS: GZB. 1. Ann Pediatr (Paris). Sep;32(7) [Long-term prognosis of states of prolonged convulsive disorders. Apropos of 29 cases of states of convulsive disorders .

    Start studying Chapter Nervous System Diseases and Disorders. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. but the term is commonly used to indicate a convulsive seizure as occurs in epilepsy. Chapter Nervous system diseases and disorders 24 Terms. mosesvillalobos 1. GP. Sep;8(3) Management of the convulsive disorders. PFEIFFER JB Jr. PMID: [Indexed for MEDLINE] MeSH terms. Anticonvulsants/therapeutic use*Author: Pfeiffer Jb.

    Alcohols and glycols ethanol ethylene glycol methanol propylene glycol Anesthetics, local bupivacaine cocaine lidocaine procaine proparacaine tetracaine Anesthetics, general enflurane etomidate isoflurane ketamine methohexital Antibiotics cephalosporins ciprofloxacin gentamicin imipenem/cilastatin isoniazid metronidazole nalidixic acid norfloxacin penicillins Anticonvulsants. Causes of Convulsions. Convulsions are caused by a variety of factors, including epilepsy, fever, low blood sugar, meningitis, stroke, uremia (from kidney failure), head or brain injury and withdrawal from sedatives. List of causes of Convulsions.


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An additional case in proof of the usefulness of mercury in convulsive disorders by Monro, Alexander Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. An additional case in proof of the usefulness of mercury in convulsive disorders. [Alexander Monro]. Convulsive definition, of the nature of or characterized by convulsions or spasms. See more. 4. Convulsive disorder 1.

CONVULSIVE DISORDER Khiddir bin Nasharuddin Adam Safin Bin Abdul Mutti Qhasmirabt Abu Hazir 2. SEIZURES AND EPILEPSY By: Qhasmirabt Abu Hazir 3. Some latex house paints release dangerous levels of mercury vapor. Check the label. Latex paints sold after August must carry a warning if they contain a mercury additive.

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Because mercury has. Find out information about convulsive disorder. Any pathologic condition in which convulsions are a common symptom and characteristic electroencephalogram patterns are displayed Explanation of convulsive disorder.

Convulsive disorders in the first year of life: etiologic factors. Convulsion, condition characterized by violent, uncontrolled spasmodic contractions and relaxations of the voluntary muscles.

Convulsions may be a symptom resulting from various conditions and diseases, such as epilepsy, uremia, eclampsia, rabies, tetanus, strychnine poisoning, and cerebral tumour. As these writers contend, it is quite possible that the earliest lesion of the cortex in epilepsy and allied convulsive disorders is one of destruction of the cell elements brought about by autotoxic agents, the ultimate result of which is a progressive glial replacement and overgrowth.

JAMA. ; 1. Convulsive Disorders Alina Valdes, M.D. Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising. If you continue browsing the site, you agree to the use of cookies on this website. Convulsive therapy, Convulsive ther: ISSN: We reviewed the case records of a bed University Hospital adult inpatient psychiatric unit between andand identified A convulsion is a medical condition where body muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in uncontrolled actions of the body.

Because epileptic seizures typically include convulsions, the term convulsion is sometimes used as a synonym for r, not all epileptic seizures lead to convulsions, and not all convulsions are caused by epileptic Specialty: Neurology, Psychiatry.

convulsion [kon-vul´shun] a type of seizure consisting of a series of involuntary contractions of the voluntary muscles. Such seizures are symptomatic of some neurologic disorder; they are not in themselves a disease entity. Convulsions can be produced by any of a number of chemical disorders, such as hypoglycemia and hypocalcemia; metabolic.

Convulsive Editions is small literary press that publishes affordable, well-designed chapbooks, broadsides, french folds, and other printed matter featuring lyrical writing that quakes and rattles. SURGICAL TREATMENTThe surgical removal of lesions associated with convulsive disorders is indicated in only a relatively small group of patients.

Surgery has its greatest application in cases in which the convulsive disorder is symp- tomatic of an expanding lesion, such as a tumor or abscess, inside the cranial cavity. So many changes have taken place in the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy since Berger introduced the electroencephalogram in and since phenobarbital () was followed by diphenylhydantoin sodium (Dilantin) in and by a host of other drugs since then, that a new literature has grown up to replace the old.

Convulsions, also known as seizures, in babies and young children can be terrifying for parents, and to be safe you should seek emergency help.

However, convulsions often. On Convulsive Seizures on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Paperback. The use of animals in research related to epilepsy and other disorders in which convulsions may occur [Silcock, Sheila] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The use of animals in research related to epilepsy and other disorders in which convulsions may occurAuthor: Sheila Silcock. The aetiology of convulsive status epilepticus: A study of cases in Western China however, there were no significant differences in the age-specific case distributions between the men and the women (data not shown).

No significant differences in aetiology were found in terms of history of 34 Additional research is needed to further. 8 Szasz A, Barna B, et al; "Effects of continuous low-dose exposure to organic and inorganic mercury during development on epileptogenicity in rats." Neurotoxicology.

Jul;23(2): [email protected] 9 M. Davis, editor, Defense Against Mystery Syndromes, Chek Printing Co., & March, (case histories documented); Convulse definition is - to shake or agitate violently; especially: to shake with or as if with irregular spasms. How to use convulse in a sentence.

Synonym Discussion of convulse. by Douglas G. Cameron The Journal of Mind and Behavior Winter and SpringVol. 15, Nos. 1 and 2 Pages This paper emphasizes that, contrary to the claims of ECT experts and the ECT industry, a majority, not "a small minority," of ECT recipients sustain permanent memory dysfunction each year as a result of ECT.seizure Pathol a sudden manifestation or recurrence of a disease, such as an epileptic convulsion Seizure a pathological neuropsychic state that arises in an abrupt fitlike manner.

Seizures frequently take the form of convulsions or other involuntary movements accompanied by clouding of consciousness. This stage is later replaced by a deep pathological.voluntary imitative convulsive attacks observed in a convulsive clinic george h. sci-iade, m:d. ~an j~trancisco, calif.

I NVESTIGATORS of the convulsive state in infants and children are aware of the emotional components that influence the course and therapeutic results of by: 1.