"Neurology" Essays and Research Papers

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NEUROLOGY REPORT #1 This patient has been experiencing numbness and tingling in the left median nerve distribution. History and physical examination, EMG, and nerve conduction studies were consistent with left carpal tunnel syndrome. Decision was made to perform left median nerve decompression at the wrist to treat the patient’s symptoms and to prevent complications from median nerve compression. NEUROLOGY REPORT #2 HISTORY OF PRESENT ILLNESS The patient is a 49-year-old right-handed...

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PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY CLINIC CONSULT_____________________ Patient Name: Grace Pereira PCP: Reed Phillips, MD Patient ID: 017990 DOB: 06/24/2007 Age: 7 Sex: F Date of Exam: 05/05/2015 Reason for Visit: Follow-up of behavior, patient accompanied by mother, records are unavailable. HISTORY: Grace a 7-year-old girl has a history of severe behavioral problems, ADHD, bipolar disorder, borderline mental retardation, and significant past medical history of congenital hydrocephalous...

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Neuropsychology: Neurology and Movie Awakenings

Running head: NEUROPSYCHOLOGY TREATMENTS Neuropsychology Treatments and Recovery Accuracy on Patience in the movie Awakenings Corey Allen Chubbs Bowie State University Neuropsychology Treatments and Recovery Accuracy in Patience in the movie Awakenings Introduction I choose the movie Awakenings, it was not my first choice but because of a prier incident I was forced to watch this movie. The psychological construct portrayed in the movie were neuropsychology treatments. Films that are based...

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Dr. J. Chris Sackellares

Louisville in ‘74, and then his residency in neurology ‘77. He also at the University of Virginia he trained in Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology. He is a certified Psychiatrist and Neurologist. Dr. Sackellares worked at the University of Michigan in the Neurology department and then founded the University Comprehensive Epilepsy Program in 1979. He has been a Professor of Neurology at the University of Florida since ‘94. He was also the Chief of Neurology at the Gainesville VA Medical Center. Dr...

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Naming a Pharmaceutical Brand: a Product Manager’s Dilemma

dilemma of a product manager of a pharmaceutical company, regarding the name of a new product that has failed to capture the market as expected. The case talks about brand extension of an existing brand which has a strong customer base in the field of neurology. It is named after the core brand so that it could enjoy a good brand recall. After completing the market research, the teaser campaign is started to attract the target segment i.e. gynecologists. Other marketing strategies including scientific detailing...

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Comatose Communication and How It Can Help

patients by Laureys and his colleagues at Liege's Coma Science Group found that 41 percent of patients in a Minimally Conscious State (MCS) were misdiagnosed as being in the much more serious Vegetative State (VS). Dr. Daniel Hanley, professor of neurology at Johns Hopkins Medicine, in Maryland, told CNN that VS is a coma-like state in which patients have a sleep and wake cycle, and can show reflex chewing, swallowing and blinking, but don't respond to language or stimulation.” With coma from traumatic...

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Biological Psychology

brain and nervous system. Scientists continuously study and gather information on how these two types of science work together and how it relates to other fields such as behavioral, cognitive, comparative, and developmental psychology as well as neurology, genetics, and pharmacology. Primary Focus of Biological Psychology The primary focus of the study of biological psychology would be to accurately diagnose psychological conditions that have a biological basis or cause in the brain or nervous...

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Multiple Sclerosis

this disease. References Bansil, Shalini et al., "Multiple Sclerosis: Pathogenesis and Treatment," Seminars in Neurology, 1994 June, 14(2):146-153.  Bray, Patrick F., et al., "Antibodies against Epstein-Barr nuclear antigen (EBNA) in multiple sclerosis CSF, and two pentapeptide sequence identities between EBNA and myelin basic protein", Neurology, 1992 September, 42:1798-1804.  Challoner PB et al., "Plaque-associated expression of human herpesvirus 6 in multiple sclerosis."...

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Current Event

researchers specifically looked at Alzheimer's disease and ALS -- amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease -- that risk increased to four times greater than the rest of us. The study, published Wednesday in the medical journal Neurology, surveyed nearly 3,500 retired NFL players who were in the league between 1959 and 1988. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, a division of the Centers for Disease Control, had been following this group of players since the...

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My future job

Pediatrician, Pediatrics Cardiology, Pediatrics Endocrinology, Child Neurologist and so much more. A pediatrician may refer a child to a pediatric specialist for the specialized treatment and further evaluation for special specific cases. Children neurology is one of the specialties that I am extremely interested in because of an incident that my younger sister had with a seizure. A child neurologist is a specialist that is an expert in diagnosing and treating disorders of the nervous system, which...

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