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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/