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vigilanceNeurology The conscious and semiconscious focusing and sustained attention to subtle sensory signals within a determined modality–eg, auditory or visual, coupled to filtering out of distracting internal and external stimuli; PET studies of humans localize the 'attention center' to the prefrontal and superior parietal cortex primarily in the right hemisphere, regardless of the modality or laterality of the stimulus
vigilance(vĭj′ĭ-lăns) [L. vigilantia, wastefulness]
Patient discussion about vigilance
Q. Can I get a headache from watching too much T.V? I've been having headaches after watching more than an hour and a half T.V straight. It also happens If I use the computer the same way.
Q. If diabetes has to do with sugar in the blood why does diabetic patients have to watch their salt consumption?
if you have Diabetes type 2 that means you have a risk factor for heart attacks. it also means you probably have high blood pressure, so it's in your best interest to watch your sult consumption even more then others.