TYPES OFSEIZURES PREPARED BY: MICARAH MALONE UNDER DIRECTION AND LEADERSHIP BY : MYESHI BRILEY,MS,HS-BCP 11 ARTICLES PUBLISHED
GENERALIZEDSEIZURESThey happen when the electrical disturbance sweeps throughthe whole brain at once, causing loss of consciousness, falls,convulsions or massive muscles spasms.
PARTIALSEIZURESHappens when the disturbance occurs in just one part of thebrain, affecting whatever physical or mental activity that areacontrols.Partial seizures may be called simple partial seizures orcomplex partial seizures.
SIMPLE PARTIALSEIZUREPEOPLE WHO HAVE SIMPLE PARTIAL SEIZURESDO NOT LOSE CONSCIOUSNESS DURING THESEIZURE
COMPLEX PARTIALSEIZURESThey affect a larger area of the brain and they also affectconsciousness.Typically, a complex partial seizure starts with a blank stareand loss of contact with surroundings.
A particular slide catching your eye?
Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.