Patient characteristics Number of patients 57 Gender, n Male 34 Female 23 Age, median (range) 50 years (20-75) Neurologic disorder
, n (%) Spinal cord injury 36 (63.2) Paraplegia 21 (36.8) Tetraplegia 15 (26.3) Multiple sclerosis 9 (15.8) Myelitis 3 (5.3) Familial spastic paraplegia 2 (3.5) Spina bifida 2 (3.5) Miller Fisher syndrome 1 (18) Cerebral palsy 1 (18) Huntington's disease 1 (18) Epidural abscess 1 (18) Sacral agenesis 1 (18) Bladder emptying, n (%) Indwelling catheter 13 (22.8) Clean intermittent catheterization (CIC) 40 (70.2) Spontaneous voiding 2 (3.5) Combination of CIC and spontaneous voiding 2 (3.5) Please Note: Illustration(s) are not available due to copyright restrictions.
Kurn and Shook effectively collaborate in "Herbs and Nutrients for Neurologic Disorders
" to provide the non-specialist general reader with a comprehensive and accessible guide to herbal and holistic medicine for brain health and neurologic disorders
Data were recorded from patients with neurologic disorders
, regardless of the symptoms exhibited during the course of acute HEV infection.
TODAY, HALF OF ALL NURSING HOME RESIDENTS SUFFER from Alzheimer's disease or a related degenerative neurologic disorder
. The average cost of caring for these residents in a nursing home is $42,000 per year, according to the Alzeimer's Association.
While some of the problems identified by facility nurses were not stated as clearly and accurately as they could have been, all of the pertinent problems were identified except for the possibility of neurologic disorder
, i.e., mini-strokes.
A drug treatment given during mild stages of Parkinson's disease seems to delay the progression to full-blown disease and may prolong the lives of people with this devastating neurologic disorder
, according to a preliminary research report.
Narcolepsy is a rare, chronic, debilitating neurologic disorder
of sleep-wake state instability that impacts up to 200,000 Americans and is primarily characterised by EDS, and other manifestations of REM sleep dysregulation, which intrude into wakefulness.
A neurologic disorder
that manifests in a bizarre clinical symptom that invites faulty explanation: A person demands amputation of a leg because "it doesn't belong to my body." (4) The cause of this strange and confusing disorder has been misinterpreted as a paraphilia, a desire by the affected person to achieve greater sexual satisfaction by having a stump.
Parents responding to an online survey reported that 50% of 1,005 children with a neurologic disorder
were vaccinated against influenza or had a vaccine appointment scheduled.
Around 7 to 10 percent of people in the US and Europe suffer from RLS, which is a distressing neurologic disorder
characterised by an urge to move the legs, New Scientist reported.
The signs that your cat may be suffering from a neurologic disorder
include: reluctance or refusal to use its litter box, altering the way it interacts with its owner and others; and a noticeable change in its gait and apparent sense of balance.
A neurologic disorder
, LNS is the result of a single mutated gene that codes for a protein known as hypoxanthine phosphoribosyltransferase (HPRT).
Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurologic disorder
in the United States, after migraine, stroke, and Alzheimer's disease (1) but is not as well understood as less prevalent conditions such as Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis.