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neuron

functional cell of nervous system

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Assess headache

Assess headache starting with taking history

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Headache: Identify...

Identify precipitating factors and the ways of avoiding them

4

Headache teach patients....

Instruct patients about analgesics and their purposes, uses and side effects.
Triptans, Topamax
Teach non-pharmacologic techniques

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seizure

is a paroxysmal, uncontrolled electrical discharge of neurons in brain that interrupts normal function.

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Epilepsy

condition of spontaneous recurring seizures caused by chronic underlying condition