An international study has found that a form of medicinal cannabis, cannabidiol, has significantly reduced convulsive seizures
in a group of children with a severe form of epilepsy.
Prompt assessment is required to capture the focal seizure ultimately before it progresses to a bilateral, convulsive seizure
involving both tonic and clonic components.
Embrace, which is being developed by Empatica, received clearance by the European Union as a medical device for convulsive seizure
detection but is still under consideration by the Food and Drug Administration.
Bilateral posterior fracture-dislocation of the shoulder and other trauma caused by convulsive seizures
Before the patients received Epidiolex, the median number of convulsive seizures
over 28 days was 31.
They can be very similar, but convulsive seizures
usually follow a particular sequence of motor phenomena.
Evolving to a bilateral, convulsive seizure
(involving tonic, clonic, or tonic and clonic components).
The shoulder joint is commonly predisposed for injury during a convulsive seizure
because of the shallow glenoid cavity and the typical position of adduction, internal rotation and flexion of it during the convulsion.
That was probably the first and last massive convulsive seizure
Then, when my son was just twenty months old, I checked in his crib, only to discover he in a convulsive seizure
Persons with epilepsy are among those who have convulsive seizures
, How does a convulsive seizure
differ from any other kind of seizure?
Half of all Americans (49%) wrongly believe that an appropriate first aid response to someone having a convulsive seizure
is to put a spoon or something else in the person's mouth to prevent him or her from swallowing or biting the tongue.
That's why I am in full support of the new Epilepsy Ireland TV campaign and hope that as many people as possible can 'Be Seizure Aware' by remembering the acronym, TEAM, when responding to a convulsive seizure
Unless you're on the floor having a convulsive seizure
and foaming at the mouth - people don't realise they could be suffering epilepsy,' said Anna, 32, who grew up in Radlett, Hertfordshire, and now lives in a flat in Windsor Quay, Cardiff Bay, and is studying to be a counsellor at Barry College.
EPILEPTIC seizures vary from a tiny flutter of the eyelids or a momentary lapse in concentration to a convulsive seizure