Essay on Neurology

Dystonia – a Case Study Describing and Analyzing the Effects of Dystonia

Dystonia, a neurological condition or movement disorder wherein the neurological ‘machinery’ controlling the relaxation of muscles that are not in use function inappropriately. Abnormal messages or signals are sent from the movement control centre of the brain to the muscles of the body; these irregular transmissions cause the muscles to contract and twist into involuntary […]

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Wernicke Encephalopathy and Korsakoff Syndrome

Wernicke Encephalopathy and Korsakoff Syndrome are the acute and chronic stages of the same disease abbreviated as (WKS). (WKS) is a memory brain disorder that can result if there is a very low amount of Vitamin (B1) or Thiamine entering to the brain. Thiamine metabolizing glucose to produce energy for the brain to function correctly. […]

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Neurologic Disorder

1.What is the Glasgow Coma Scale? The Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS). The GCS is an objective assessment that defines the level of consciousness by giving it a numeric value 2.What is a subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)? A stroke resulting from intracranial bleeding into the cerebrospinal fluid–filled space between the arachnoid and pia mater membranes on the […]

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