epileptic


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a person who has epilepsy

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Approximately 200 people worldwide have been diagnosed with KCNQ2 epileptic encephalopathy.
Nurses who arrived for the following shift were not told of Jamie's epilepsy during a handover, and when one nurse found out he was epileptic she became side-tracked shortly afterwards, meaning Jamie didn't take his twice-daily epilepsy drugs on October 26.
Main Differences Between Epileptic Seizure/Epilepsy/Syndrome Classification
Per electrode site, epileptic spikes were detected for the entire duration of the EEG recordings using improved morphological filtering with adaptive structure elements as described in [5].
Sarah, who had an epileptic fit, said: "I want to thank the boys and the driv-Sarah, who had an epileptic fit, said: "I want to thank the boys and the drivers.
Counselling should take account of the fact that many pregnancies are unplanned and cover the risks of anti-epileptic drugs, while considering how well they control epileptic seizures.
A DAD may have drowned after falling into a canal after su[euro]ering an epileptic seizure, an inquest heard.
Fear of seizures, an increase in their frequency, lack of adequate motivation and energy, lack of awareness or support from the side of medics, family or friends, fear of changing the healing effect of medication and insufficient sport facilities are among reasons why epileptic patients refrain from doing physical exercises [5].
Johannesburg, Aug 18 ( ANI ): Pakistani wicketkeeper-batsman Umar Akmal has reportedly been ruled out of his side's upcoming tour to Zimbabwe after he suffered an epileptic fit while playing for Barbados in the inaugural Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
Considering diagnosis and treatment in turn, they examine such topics as new onset focal and generalized epilepsy in an elderly patient, epileptic falling seizures associated with seizure-induced cardiac asystole in drug-resistant temporal lobe epilepsy, epileptic negative myoclonus in benign rolandic epilepsy, carefully combining medications for women with gastric reflux, and functional hemispherotomy for drug-resistant post-traumatic epilepsy.
A DISABLED man was thrown out of a pub after having an epileptic fit.
The definition of epileptic syndrome can be expressed as "an epileptic state with specific signs and symptoms".
Those of us who have seizure disorders, better known as epileptic seizures (or fits), run into some difficult situations.
At that time, it was known as the 'Sacred-Disease', because people thought that epileptic seizures were a form of attack by demons (World Health Organization, 2005).
The first time his family realised Hussain was epileptic was when he was 13.
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