Learning Guide for Chronic Neurologic Disorders
Match the chronic neurologic disorders with their pathophysiology descriptions.
_3_ a. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) 1. Degeneration of motor neurons in brainstem
and spinal cord
_5_ b. Parkinsons Disease
Crisis Learning Guide
What is a crisis?
What are the 3 types of crisis?
What are the signs, symptoms, and complications of crisis?
What are the Balancing Factors that determine whether a stressful event
becomes a crisis?
Antiseizure drug therapy
Primary goal is to obtain maximum seizure control with a minimum of toxic side effects; may be a fine
line between control and toxicity;
Older drugs like dilantin may require a therapeutic blood level drawn; newer drugs have a wid