postictal


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Adj.1.postictal - pertaining to the period following a seizure or convulsion; "postictal drowsiness"
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postictal

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Postictal confusion (78%), loss of consciousness (62%) and retrograde anaemia (32%) were reported by patients following seizures.
Another benefit they've seen at Menninger is that patients come out of their postictal confusion sooner when there's a familiar, comforting person in the room.
22) Older adults who experienced longer postictal reorientation time periods have better outcomes than others who reach orientation faster; their intellectual impairment returned to baseline.
epileptic postictal violence: Implications for criminal responsibility.
Postictal psychosis (PIP) is portrayed by a scene of psychosis happening for a week after a group of seizures.
Although the variables related to ECT, such as electrical stimulus dosage and seizure duration, were applied in a consistent way, some parameters were missing in some seizures, such as the postictal suppression index.
The convulsions were preceded by aura, described by the patient as heaviness in head, and were generalized tonic–clonic in nature, each episode lasting for 1–2 min followed by 15–20 min of postictal confusion.
After having a seizure, people often have postictal state with confusions and sometimes they become combative.
El electroencefalograma mostro hallazgos sugestivos de encefalopatia moderada a grave secundaria a estado postictal.
In the ictal and postictal stages, patients may present with confusion, delirium, and psychosis, presenting a risk of safety to themselves and others.
Peri-ictal and postictal cortical edema in the course of epilepsy or generalized tonicoclonic seizure can be visible in MRI scans even for several days [52, 53].
A postictal period may be observed depending on the severity of the episode.