"Korsakoff s syndrome and bilateral medial temporal lobectomy" Essays and Research Papers

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  • Wernicke Encephalopathy and Korsakoff Syndrome

    Wernicke Encephalopathy and Korsakoff Syndrome Rasheema Douglas School Of New Resources 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

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  • Bilateral Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    DOI: 9/19/2014. Patient is a 65-year-old right-hand dominant female call center operator who sustained a work related injury to her bilateral wrists and hands due to repetitive use of computer keyboard. Per OMNI‚ she was diagnosed with bilateral thumb stenosis tendovaginitis and status post-surgery of the right thumb on 10/12/15. Per the occupational therapy progress report dated 11/19/15‚ the patient has attended 7 sessions. Patient reported some progress‚ but complains of burning to the thumb

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  • Thyroid Lobectomy

    College of Manila) Mehan Gardens‚ Manila College of Nursing “ Thyroid Lobectomy” Submitted by: Mae Anne A. Anggo NR-31 Submitted to: Ma. Kathleen F. Balingit RN‚ MAN Thyroid Lobectomy is an operation to remove one half (a lobe) of the thyroid gland. This simply means removal of a thyroid lobe and the isthmus (the part that connects the 2 lobes). This removes more thyroid tissue than a simple lobectomy‚ and is used when a larger margin of tissue is needed to assure that the "problem"

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  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

    Temporal lobe epilepsy is a syndrome that results from recurrent epileptic seizures that can be traced back to the temporal lobe. In general‚ epilepsy is a brain disorder in which clusters of nerve cells‚ or neurons‚ in the brain sometimes signal abnormally. Neurons normally generate electrochemical impulses that act on other neurons‚ glands‚ and muscles to produce human thoughts‚ feelings and actions (NINDS‚ 2006). In temporal lobe epilepsy the normal pattern of neuronal activity becomes disturbed

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  • temporal lobes

    research paper will be on the temporal lobes‚ which is what I believe to be the most important part of the brain. I will be explaining what its functions are and why they are so important. To begin the temporal lobes are structures in the cerebral cortex‚ they are located just above the ears‚ and are almond shaped. They are involved in the functions of hearing‚ language processing‚ and memory. Now that you know these details I will now go more into detail of how the temporal lobes control these functions

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  • Medial and Lateral Epicondylitis

    Medial Lateral Epicondylitits Lateral * Definition: Inflammation of the lateral side of the elbow * Why: Degeneration of tendon of the extensor carpi radialis brevis‚ that occurs where tendon attaches to lateral epicondyle * How: usually seen in patients who perform manual labor or sports which require twisting and extension of the wrist against resistance * Predisposing factors- forceful work‚ extreme posture‚ and repetitive movements‚ also they found that being a woman with low

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  • Bilateral Injury

    Reason for Visit: s/p Contusion of Bilateral Knees S: Aerotek TM was waking in to the front sliding doors when she slipped and fall from the puddle of water from the rain water from the other TMs tracking them in. At the time no one was around her‚ she was more concerned with embarrassment so she simply got up and walked away from the injury site fast as she could. But one of the folk lift driver show her and founder in a sitting area and asked her if she was ok and informed her that she had left

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  • The Temporal Lobe and Parietal Lobe

    The TEMPORAL LOBE and PARIETAL LOBE TEMPORAL LOBE Introduction The temporal cortex‚ also known as the temporal lobes‚ is the part of the verbal cortex in the left and right hemispheres of the brain lying inside the temples. In general the temporal lobes handle a wide variety of task that are essential to every day functioning. Readily recognizable brain structures with thumb like appearance when viewed from the side. Their name reflects their location beneath the temporal bone on the side

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  • bilateral contract

    Definition Bilateral Contract A bilateral contract is a legal agreement formed between two parties where both parties involved give mutual promises that they both are legally obligated to perform an act in exchange for the other party’s act in future. It means the promise of one party is consideration supporting the promise of the other party. Each party is both promisor and promisee. A bilateral contract specifies a duty to act in exchange for another party’s duty to act. It is also called "reciprocal"

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  • Frontal Temporal Dementia Research

    time this degeneration was referred to as Pick’s disease‚ a term allegedly coined by one of his pupils (Weder‚ et al‚ 2007)‚ and related to the progressive destruction of neurons mainly in the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain. This condition has subsequently been designated Frontal-Temporal Dementia (FTD)‚ and is considered second only to Alzheimer’s disease in terms of the most common cause of dementia (Pasquier & Petit‚ 1997). This essay explores FTD in relation to: what it is‚ the biological

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