Epilepsy Questions

Epilepsy Questions - Answer: B 3. What is the most common...

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1. Which is the best way to prevent epilepsy from ever occurring? a. always wearing a helmet to protect the head from injuries b. taking anti- convulsive medications c. maintaining a proper diet and sleep regime d. there is no known way to prevent epilepsy Answer: D 2. Which answer best defines epilepsy? a. disturbed brain function that are caused by abnormally excited electrical signals in the brain b. a common chronic neurological disorder characterized by recurrent, spontaneous seizures c. a sudden and involuntary contraction of a group of muscles and loss of consciousness d. paroxysmal events that disturb the normal patterns of neuronal activity
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Unformatted text preview: Answer: B 3. What is the most common treatment for epilepsy? a. EEG to determine brain activity b. Anti-convulsion medication c. Percocet d. Surgery Answer: B 4. What is best way to diagnose epilepsy? a. Blood tests to measure red and white blood cell counts b. A complete physical and neurological exam c. Electroencephalogram d. Family history Answer: C 5. Which of the following are NOT considered a type of epilepsy episode? a. Absence seizure b. Tonic-clonic seizure c. Tonic seizure d. Presence seizure...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course BIO 206 taught by Professor Fischerman during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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