convulsive disorder

convulsive disorder

[kən′vəl·siv dis‚ȯr·dər]
(medicine)
Any pathologic condition in which convulsions are a common symptom and characteristic electroencephalogram patterns are displayed.
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39, which is for convulsive disorder not otherwise specified.
The word epilepsy is a generic term, synonymous with convulsive disorder or seizure disorder.
LKS may also be called infantile acquired aphasia, acquired epileptic aphasia or aphasia with convulsive disorder.
Use caution in patients with convulsive disorders, thyrotoxicosis, diabetes mellitus, ketoacidosis, in patients with known or suspected prolongation of the QT interval, and in patients who are unusually responsive to sympathomimetic amines.
Pentobarbital, a barbiturate used to treat anxiety and convulsive disorders such as epilepsy, has been used in roughly 50 executions over the past two years, said Richard Dieter, executive director of the Washington-based Death Penalty Information Center.
He details the neuropathologic basis, neurology, symptoms, prognosis, assessment, and treatment of these disorders resulting from conditions that cause damage to the brain in childhood, including traumatic brain injury, cerebrovascular accidents, and brain tumors, as well as less common disorders caused by cerebral anoxia, inborn errors of metabolism, neural tube defects, infections, radiation induced brain damage, and convulsive disorders.
The EEOC has identified "targeted disabilities" as blindness, deafness, partial paralysis, complete paralysis, mental illness, mental retardation, convulsive disorders and distortion of limbs or spine.
The issued patent covers methods and compounds useful for the inhibition or prevention of convulsive disorders, including Epilepsy.
SYMBICORT, like all products containing sympathomimetic amines, should be used with caution in patients with convulsive disorders, thyrotoxicosis, and cardiovascular disorders, especially coronary insufficiency, cardiac arrhythmias, and hypertension.
Under a special recruitment category of targeted disabilities, the federal government lists individuals who are deaf, blind, missing extremities, or mentally retarded, or who suffer from partial paralysis, complete paralysis, convulsive disorders, mental illness or distortion of a limb/spine as having severe disabilities.
All opioids may aggravate convulsions in patients with convulsive disorders, and all opioids may induce or aggravate seizures in some clinical settings.
BROVANA, as with other sympathomimetic amines, should be used with caution in patients with cardiovascular disorders, especially coronary insufficiency, cardiac arrhythmias and hypertension; in patients with convulsive disorders or thyrotoxicosis; and in patients who are unusually responsive to sympathomimetic amines.