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Scary statistics about concussions

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myasthenia gravis ("muscle weakness"): autoimmune motor disease (not neuro); treated with anticholinergics (prostigmine bromide) & steroids. KEY WORDS: diplopia, ptosis

Thiamine deficiency (Beriberi) and wernicke-Korsakoff Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome (alcohol-associated neurological disorder)—“COAT RACK” Wernicke’s encephalopathy (acute phase) clinical features: Confusion Ophthalmoplegia Ataxia Thiamine is an important aspect of Tx Korsakoff’s psychosis (chronic phase) characteristic findings: Retrograde amnesia (recall of some old memories) Anterograde amnesia (ability to form new memories) Confabulation Korsakoff’s psychosis

Know what to do in the event of a seizure! #Epilepsy ...........I think every person in our family should learn this info...:)

'olol' decrease P Extra caution with COPD/asthma. propranolol (interal) 1st beta blocker-angina, dysrhythmias, hypertension, heart failure, migraine. atenolol (Tenormin) decrease sympathetic outflow to periphery, decrease renin-angiotension-aldosterone system, blocks catecholamine binding at receptors.