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Patient #3. By: Sidney Littleton. Symptoms . A woman brings in her 10 year old son with these symptoms Aggression Anger Shaking Convulsing Smelled a foul odder Doesn’t remember falling A little bit of sleep . Diagnosis and about diagnosis.

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patient 3
Patient #3

By: Sidney Littleton

symptoms
Symptoms
  • A woman brings in her 10 year old son with these symptoms
  • Aggression
  • Anger
  • Shaking
  • Convulsing
  • Smelled a foul odder
  • Doesn’t remember falling
  • A little bit of sleep
diagnosis and about diagnosis
Diagnosis and about diagnosis
  • The symptoms lead me to believe that Raymond has Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy is a disorder in the brain. It is when neurons behave differently causing seizures.
  • Epilepsy also effects the nervous system
parts of the brain affected
Parts of the brain affected
  • Epilepsy affects your muscle coordination which is in the cerebellum
  • It also affects movement which is in the motor cortex in the back of frontal lobe of cerebrum
  • It could also affect the brain stem because Raymond had only a little amount of sleep.
  • The motor cortex- Movement
life with epilepsy
Life with epilepsy
  • They may need to go to therapy
  • Have to deal with emotional and behavioral problems
  • They are going to have embarrassment problems also that come with epilepsy
  • They can not drive unless they haven’t had a seizure in a long time and have recorded how long it has been.
  • They should be careful while swimming and sailing
  • Shouldn’t participate in racing
  • They can not be denied empolyment
error
Error
  • The error would be all over the brain and nervous system
careers who could help with epilepsy
Careers who could Help with epilepsy
  • Neurologist
  • What they do
  • Test brain waves to determine the cause of Seziures
  • Use MRI’s to look at brain damage
  • Diagnose sleep disorders
  • Education Needed
  • Four years of Pre-Med
  • Medical School
  • Internship in medicine/surgery
  • Salary
  • The median is $45, 230
  • It all depends on the years of experience and years of school
careers who could help with epilepsy1
Careers who could help with epilepsy
  • Nurse
  • Help prepare the patient for the neurologist
  • Have to give IV’s and brain scans to help neurologist diagnose patient
  • Put in meds that patients need
citations
Citations
  • StateUniversity.com, 2013, Neurologist Job Description, Career as a Neurologist, Salary, Employment - Definition and Nature of the Work, Education and Training Requirements, Getting the Job, retrieved from http://careers.stateuniversity.com/pages/7864/Neurologist.html
  • http://www.webmd.com/epilepsy/tc/epilepsy-symptoms
  • http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001714/
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