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insight into medical terminology pertaining to diseases of the nervous system

What is a seizure? – The 6-W answer

The answer to the question what is a seizure, is not just the definition (what it is).  It also includes 5 other elements that begin with the letter W. They are where, why, when, and which.  Where has to do with the location. When refers to time factors.  Why relates to the reason seizures occur.  […]

The difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

Understanding the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s requires the acknowledgement of two important facts.  The first is that Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia.  The second is all dementia is not Alzheimer’s disease. What Is Dementia   Dementia is a decline in a person’s cognition, which when severe interferes with the ability to perform […]

Nervous System Diseases: Medical Terminology

Health Literacy and Nervous System Diseases Knowledge and understanding of the medical terminology pertaining to some of the more common nervous system disorders is an important part of health literacy. It can also aid in identifying the need for professional assessment and treatment. Prompt actions based on an acknowledged need can prevent adverse consequences and […]

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