seizure control

seizure control

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as personal actions to reduce or minimize the occurrence of seizure episodes. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.
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A recent systematic review of all the literature pertaining to ketamine and seizure control was performed by Zeiler et al10.
Great Ormond Street Hospital says the ketogenic diet has been shown to improve seizure control in patients with drug-resistant epilepsy.
There are a variety of wellness activities patients might consider adding to their treatment regimen to help with seizure control, including:
Despite all available treatments, four out of 10 people with epilepsy continue to experience uncontrolled seizures, while many more experience less than optimal seizure control.
Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of demographic and clinical characteristics on temporal changes in seizure control and frequency in medically treated epilepsy patients to guide treatment modalities.
Under the company's three initial adjunctive pivotal clinical trials in patients with partial-onset seizures, results showed improvement in seizure control in patients taking FYCOMPA compared with placebo.
In cases where the treatment's efficacy on seizure control is inadequate, the initial treatment can typically be replaced with a different monotherapy or combination therapy.
Post operatively surgical outcome was measured by improvement in symptomatology, performance score, control of seizures, and event free survival postoperatively for seizure control.
The importance of seizure control does not need reinforcing: people with poorly controlled epilepsy are at risk of significant disadvantage not limited to personal injury, the embarrassment of a seizure in public and a driving ban.
Fish oil intake and seizure control in children with medically resistant epilepsy.
Guests will be able to access new resources and extra support on seizure control and the social aspects of living with epilepsy.
8 It is hypothesised that preoperative psychiatric disease, particularly depression, is indicative of more diffuse cerebral disease and worse seizure control.