• seizures
  • Individuals with cerebral malaria frequently exhibit neurological symptoms, including abnormal posturing, nystagmus, conjugate gaze palsy (failure of the eyes to turn together in the same direction), opisthotonus, seizures, or coma. (wikipedia.org)
  • mild
  • The specific sensory nerves inducing spasticity are identified using electromyographic (EMG) stimulation and graded on a scale of 1 (mild) to 4 (severe spasticity). (wikipedia.org)
  • study
  • A 1993 British study of deaths during the 1980s found flurazepam and temazepam more frequently involved in drug-related deaths, causing more deaths per million prescriptions than other benzodiazepines. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the European study, the median Glasgow Coma Scale score on hospital admission in both groups was 3 with an interquartile range of 3 to 5 in the group with normothermia and 3 to 4 in the group with hypothermia. (ahajournals.org)
  • The objective of this study is to investigate the effect of in vitro storage duration on the mechanical performance of brain tissue since measurements are usually carried out in vitro. (readbyqxmd.com)
  • Let's see, the study was done in monkeys (not humans), and the results said absolutely nothing about proving the brain is "hard-wired" to make the best decisions possible. (blogspot.com.co)
  • score
  • When this becomes severe to the point of stupor or coma (defined as a score on the Glasgow Coma Scale of less than 8), dynamic collapse of the extrinsic muscles of the airway can obstruct the airway, impeding the free flow of air into the lungs. (wikipedia.org)
  • stroke
  • Those high doses are enough to give a stroke to the doctors, nurses, and medics who think that CHF = Lasix (furosemide), but I am not writing this for people stuck in the 1980s. (researchblogging.org)
  • He is a recognized clinical, a translational scientist, has directed multicenter studies testing potential therapies against brain swelling, stroke, and hemorrhage. (neurocirugia.com)
  • patients
  • Russell observed that patients in the acute stage of a brain injury may demonstrate brief periods of sound memory of their surroundings, though such moments of clarity were nevertheless often found to be followed by further periods of confusion and amnesia. (wikipedia.org)
  • The scale can be adapted to be used for patients who are unable to communicate verbally. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • Background and Purpose -This report describes trends in the key indices of cerebrovascular disease over 6 years from the end of the 1980s in a geographically defined segment of the city of Perth, Western Australia. (ahajournals.org)
  • University
  • Bryan Jennett (1 March 1926 - 26 January 2008) was a Scottish neurosurgeon, a faculty member at the University of Glasgow Medical School, and the first full-time chair of neurosurgery in Scotland. (wikipedia.org)
  • He considered a permanent move to America after a one-year Rockefeller Fellowship at UCLA, but was headhunted in 1963 for a new combined NHS/University position in Glasgow. (wikipedia.org)
  • University of Glasgow. (wikipedia.org)
  • Researchers at the University of Rochester have shown that the human brain -once thought to be a seriously flawed decision maker-is actually hard-wired to allow us to make the best decisions possible with the information we are given. (blogspot.com.co)
  • results
  • This upper motor neuron condition results from a lack of descending input from the brain that would normally release the inhibitory neurotransmitter gamma amino butyric acid (GABA), which serves to dampen neuronal excitability in the nervous system. (wikipedia.org)