15-NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL

15-NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL - Neuropsychological RSD Reflex...

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    Neuropsychological
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    RSD- Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Continuous … intense pain out of severity of injury Stimulates sympathetic nerve system Gets worse over time No cure
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    2)  Multiple Sclerosis Autoimmune condition Affects brain and spinal cord Trying to get protein to slow demylenation Progressive demylenation of the neurons continual visual disturbance Dysphasia peripheral paraesthesia Uncoordination Weakness fatigue.
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    3)  Epilepsy Idiopathic (unknown) Brain has abnormal activity, causing strange sensations, emotions, and behaviors. May cause convulsions, and muscle spasms. Reoccurrence is low. Unsure of cause, but maybe caused by hormonal imbalance.
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    Types: “Grand Mal”/ Tonic-Clonic: Convulsions and difficulty breathing, body jerking, urinating. Tonic-one direction clonic-whole body flailing “Petit Mal”/ Absence: Prevalent in young kids, milder than tonic-clonic, passes for daydreaming, controlled by meds. “Temporal Lobe” or “Psychomotor”/ Complex Focal seizure- intense stare
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    Develop the Aura: Feeling they will get a seizure Control with medications or vagus nerve stimulation can be utilized. ________ activity
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2008 for the course SPTS 146 taught by Professor Ludwig during the Spring '08 term at Pacific.

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15-NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL - Neuropsychological RSD Reflex...

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