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what is Reye's Syndrome

acute encephalopathy

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what may cause Reye's syndrome

aspirin during a virus

3

manifestations of Reye's syndrome

effortless vomiting
ALOC and behavior change
recent viral infection

4

what is meningitis

inflammation of the meninges

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bacterial infection cause of meningitis

HIB

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most common cause of meningitis

bacterial

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headache
vomiting
drowsiness
seizures
nystagmus
strabismus
ataxia
behavioral changes
cerebral enlargement

are all indicators of what

ICP

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cause of intracranial seizures

disorders, injury, epilepsy

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cause of extracranial seizures

metabolic, nutrition and fever

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cause of toxic seizures

anesthetics, drugs, poisons

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what will febrile seizures lead to

nothing --> they do not lead to epilepsy

12

what are the three types of spina bifida

myelodysplasia
spina bifida occulta
spina bifida cystica

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what is myelodyplasia

any malformation of the spinal cord

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what is spina bifida occulta

defect that is not visibly external

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what is spina bifida cystica

visible sac like protrusion

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management of spina bifida

surgery
bladder and bowel incontinence
cast and surgery

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types of cerebral palsy

spastic
athetoid
ataxic
mixed

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what is spastic cerebral palsy

spasms occur during movements

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what is athetoid cerebral palsy

continuous involuntary movements

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what is ataxia cerebral palsy

uncoordinated movements

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what is mixed cerebral palsy

mix between athetoid and spastic cerebral palsy