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Epilepsy Quiz | Find how much you know about Epilepsy


Do you know what is Epilepsy and what kind of illness it is? How it is affecting people and what causes Epilepsy? There are many misconceptions about it and do you know many people find them as part of life of an epileptic patient.

Let us find out the different aspects of Epilepsy and determine do you also know them.

1.Epilepsy occurs
when neurons send abnormal electro-chemicals signals to the brain causing a seizure
when the brain stops working altogether and a seizure starts
when someone has a mental health condition that causes seizures
when the brain is tired and overworked and it copes by having a seizure

2.There are different types of epileptic seizures that affect
only a small part of the brain
only the whole brain
both a small part of the brain and the whole brain
none of the above

3. Which is the most common treatment for epilepsy?
Special diet
An implanted electrical device

4. Estimated prevelance of epilepsy is
1 % of the polulation
5 % of the polulation
8 % of the polulation
10 % of the polulation

5. Auras are typical of
Primary GTCS
Absence seizures
Myoclonic seizures
Partial seizures

6. Myoclonic seizures are charecterised by
Focal electrical hyperactivity in the brain
Generalized EEG abnormalities with gerks
A form of partial seizures
Secondary generalized seizures

7. Which of the following is the most priority nursing diagnosis in a patient with seizure disorders?
Risk for injury related to seizure activity
Fear related to the possibility of seizures
Ineffective individual coping related to stresses imposed by epilepsy
Deficient knowledge related to epilepsy and its control

8. Nursing Care During a Seizure include all, except
Ease the patient to the floor, if possible.
Restrain the patient during the seizure to prevent from falling
Protect the head with a pad to prevent injury.
Loosen constrictive clothing.

9. Gingival hyperplasia is associated with use of

10. Which is a specific investigation of diagnosing seizure disorder?


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