Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry Essays

  • Evaluating the Limitations of Post-Traumatic Amnesia

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    (1996). Assessment of post-traumatic amnesia after severe closed head injury: retrospective or prospective? Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, 60, 422-427 Tate, R. L., & Pfaff, A., Jurjevic, L. (2000)Resolution of disorientation and amnesia during post-traumatic amnesia. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, 68, 178-185 Wilson J.T.L., Teasdale

  • Tourette Syndrome

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    (1997). Psychiatry: Volume 1. pp. 702-719. Kushner, Howard, I.. (1999). A Cursing Brain? The Histories of Tourette Syndrome. Marsden, C. D.. (1985). Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry: Volume 48. pp. 535-544. Marsden, C. D. (1985). Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry: Volume 49. pp. 791-795. Marsden, C. D.. (1985). Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry: Volume 67. pp. 782-784. Marsden, C. D.. (1985). Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery

  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy: A Literature Review

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    1371/journal.pone.0085843 4. Manal M., E., Asmaa M., E., Emaan, H., & Eman M. Abdel, H. (2013). Temporal Lobe Epilepsy: Memory Based Cognitive Assessment. Egyptian Journal Of Neurology, Psychiatry & Neurosurgery, 50(3), 241-247. 5. McCrae, N., & Elliott, S. (2012). Spiritual experiences in temporal lobe epilepsy: a literature review. British Journal Of Neuroscience Nursing, 8(6), 346-351.

  • Herpes Encephalitis Research Paper

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    Herpesviral encephalitis Herpesviral encephalitis is encephalitis due to herpes simplex virus. Herpes simplex encephalitis is a viral infection of the human central nervous system. It is estimated to affect at least 1 in 500,000 individuals per century and some studies suggest an incidence rate of 5.9 cases per 100,000 live births. The majority of cases of herpes encephalitis are caused by herpes simplex virus-1, the same virus that causes cold sores. 57% of American adults are infected with HSV-1

  • Functional Image Contrast

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    Functional image contrast reflects aspects of tissue function rather than structure. A variety of techniques currently exist for imaging at various levels of tissue function, including changes in tissue blood flow, metabolism, or receptor binding. It is totally noninvasive, does not require exposure to ionizing radiation, and is widely available at medical centers. fMRI has become the standard modality for visualizing regional brain activation in response to sensorimotor or cognitive tasks and is

  • The Etiology and Treatment of Parkinson Disease

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    Disease." Advances in Neurology. Vol. 53, 1990, Pp., 463-468. Langston, J. W. "Current Theories on the Cause of Parkinson’s Disease. " Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry. 1989, suppl. ,pp. 13-i7. Lees, AJ. "The On-Off Phenomenon." Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry. 1989, suppl. ,pp. 29-37. Lieberman, A., "Emerging Perspectives in Parkinson’s Disease." Neurology. April 1992. suppl 4.. Pp. 5-7. Rowland, L. P., ed. Merritt’s Textbook of Neurology. 7th ed. Lea and

  • Compare and Contrast the Different Perceptual Disorders that Disrupt Visual Perception

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    nebst einem Beitrage zur Theorie derselben. Archiv fur Psychiatrie und Nervenkrankheiten, vereinigt mit Zeitschrift fur die gesamte Neurofogie und Psychiatrie, 22: 222-270, 1890 Etlinger, G. Sensory deficits in visual agnosia. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, 19: 297-307, 1956. Marr, D., and Nishihara, H.K. Representation and recognition of the spatial organ- isation of three dimensional shapes. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B, 200: 269-294, 1978a. Marr, D., and

  • Parkinson's Disease

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    Works Cited: Jenner, P. Clues to the mechanism underlying dopamine cell death -in Parkinson’s disease. Journal of Neurology’ Neurosurqerv, and Psychiatry (1989): 22-28. Korczyr., A. D. Autonomic Nervous System Disturbances in Parkinson’s Disease. Advances in Neurology, 53 (1990): 463-68. Kingston, J. W. Current theories on the cause of Parkinson’s disease. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psvchiatry, (l989): 13-17. Langston, J. W. and W. C. Koller. The next frontier: Presymptomatic

  • Dehumanization Of War Essay

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    The horrors of war have forever caused a mental shift in the people who have returned from it. Changed not only from what they have had to endure, also from what they have inflicted on others in the heat of battle. Dissociation is an altered state of consciousness characterized by partial or complete disruption of the normal integration of a person’s normal conscious or psychological functioning (Dell, P. F. & O'Neil, J. A., 2009). Dehumanization is to make somebody less human by taking away his

  • The Gamma Knife: A Tool for Treating Brain and Central Nervous System Tumors

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    According to the Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United States (CBTRUS), the incidence rate of all primary malignant and non-malignant brain and central nervous system tumors (CNS) for 2005 to 2009 was 20.6 cases per 100,00 (7.3 per 100,000 for malignant tumors and 13.3 per 100,000 for non-malignant tumors) (Fig. 1) [1]. Figure 1. Average annual incidence rates of primary brain and CNS tumors by age and type of tumor [1]. The incidence rate for children between 0 and 19 years old was 5.13

  • Informed Consent In Nursing

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    140-144. Woods, K. D. (2012). Clinical Issues—December 2012. AORN Journal, 96(6), 658-664. doi:10.1016/j.aorn.2012.09.008 Baldwin, K. M. (2010). Moral distress and ethical decision making. Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!, 8(6), 5. Clusmann H, Schaller C, Schramm J Clusmann, H. (2001). Fixed and dilated pupils after trauma, stroke, and previous intracranial surgery: Management and outcome. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, 71(2), 175-181. doi:10.1136/jnnp.71.2.175 2001;71:175-181.doi:10

  • What is Perceptual Agnosias?

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    .... J. (2001). Compensatory coding of body part location in autotopagnosia: Evidence for extrinsic egocentric coding. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 18(4), 363-381. Shoemaker, W. J. (2012). The Social Brain Network and Human Moral Behavior. Zygon: Journal Of Religion & Science, 47(4), 806-820. Villarejo, A., Martin, V., Moreno-Ramos, T., Camacho-Salas, A., Porta-Etessam, J., & Bermejo-Pareja, F. (2011). Mirrored-self misidentification in a patient without dementia: evidence for right hemispheric and

  • The Concussion Problem in Professional and Amateur Football

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    Thesis Statement The number of concussions in professional and amateur football has been rising and has sparked much controversy in recent years. These concussions are most likely linked with disease and even the deaths of some pro and semi-pro football players. New research is attempting to solve the problem but the issue is still prevalent in football today. Concussions To understand the issue of concussions in the NFL we must first understand exactly what a concussion is. A concussion is a minor

  • Phytochemical & Antioxidant Activity

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    foods. Food Technology 2004; 58: 65–68. 25. Okwu D. E,O Okwu M. E. Chemical composition of Spondias mombin Linn plant parts. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment 2004; 6: 140-147. 26. Chanda Sumitra, Dudhatra Sandeep , Kaneria Mital. Antioxidative and antibacterial effects of seeds and fruit rind of nutraceutical plants belonging to the Fabaceae family. Journal of The Royal Society of Chemistry 2010. 27. Claude B, Paule S. The Manual of Natural Living. Edition 1, Biddles Limited Guildford

  • physiotherapeutic management of stroke

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    Introduction Cerebrovascular disease or the term stroke is used to describe the effects of an interruption of the blood supply to a localised area of the brain. It is characterized by rapid focal or global impairment of cerebral function lasting more than 24 hours or leading to death (Hatano, 1976). As such it is a clinically defined syndrome and should not be regarded as a single disease. Stroke affects 174-216 people per 10,000 population in the UK per year and accounts for 11% of all deaths in

  • Nursing Model Research Paper

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    M., Lobo, B., Sands, C., & Yates, M. (2004, June 1). Development of an alcohol withdrawal delirium prophylaxis protocol in a community teaching hospital. American Journal of Health- System Pharmacist, 1151-1155. Harwood, H. (2000). Updating Estimates of the Economic Costs of Alcohol Abuse in the United States: Estimates, Update Methods, and Data. Rockville, MD: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. Hecksel