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convulsive

 [kon-vul´siv]
pertaining to, characterized by, or of the nature of a convulsion.

con·vul·sive

(kon-vŭl'siv),
Relating to convulsions; marked by or producing convulsions.

convulsive

(kən-vŭl′sĭv)
adj.
1. Marked by or having the nature of convulsions.
2. Having or producing convulsions.

con·vul′sive·ly adv.
con·vul′sive·ness n.

con·vul·sive

(kŏn-vŭl'siv)
Relating to convulsions; marked by or producing convulsions.

convulsive

pertaining to, characterized by, or of the nature of a convulsion.

convulsive ergotism
see ergot1.
convulsive foal syndrome
see neonatal maladjustment syndrome.
convulsive seizure

Patient discussion about convulsive

Q. my friend has convulsions what can i do to make it stop and improve his life quality?

A. what type of convulsions? my best friend is epileptic, but as long as he get's his meds and sleep well- nothing ever happens. i know that as a child all my friend ever wanted was to go to school like everyone else... and to go to school trips without being afraid.

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However, there is a need to exploit and employ these elements properly to achieve larger national objectives and gradually move towards an environment other than mostly convulsive so that we do not have to be in a reactive mode all the time.
The median frequency of convulsive seizures per month decreased from 12.
The automated device, known as Embrace, relies on an accelerometer and electrodermal activity to detect convulsive seizures.
It may, however, also open up for a better future understanding of why some people suffer convulsive fits when staying awake all through the night," says Professor Maiken Nedergaard from the Center for Basic and Translational Neuroscience at the University of Copenhagen.
10) It has numerous subtypes, but generalized convulsive status epilepticus and non-convulsive status epilepticus (NCSE) are the important clinical types.
One is to request help immediately and the other is a "Seizure Warning" feature for those that frequently have auras (simple-partial seizures) that don't always lead to a convulsive grand mal seizure.
The Committee expressed its surprise at the Gulf Cooperation Council's positions, which it described as "unjustified, convulsive and rigid", that reached the degree of calling the UN Security Council to interfere in Yemeni affairs.
The monograph reveals Asim Butt's relentless exploration of existential paradoxes and his thoughtful enquiry into the psychological conditions of the human mind, portrayed in terms of the convulsive and the ruptured as was his more natural view of the world.
Responding to a question about the facilities being provided to patients in the institute, the DMS said that hospital of 1400-bed providing all modes of treatment including electro convulsive therapy through psychiatrics.
WASHINGTON -- The choice of antiepileptic drugs for the treatment of pediatric convulsive status epilepticus was highly variable, and treatment timing and escalation were less than ideal in a pediatric Status Epilepticus Research Group study.
Stimulus intensity, seizure threshold, and seizure duration: impact on the efficacy and safety of electro convulsive therapy.
I don't want to upset the poor producer and hotel staff who had to break down my door and find me unconscious - four broken ribs thanks to some sort of convulsive fit while I lay almost comatose, vomit dribbling from my mouth.