This highly interactive program is divided into several sections each accessed from a menu, for example, Introduction: incidence of epilepsy, definitions, terminology, symptoms, diagnosis.
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This highly interactive program is divided into several sections each accessed from a menu:
Introduction: incidence of epilepsy, definitions, terminology, symptoms, diagnosis,
Causes of Seizures: covers the variety of causes e.g. infection, birth & perinatal damage, metabolic disturbances, genetic causes, head trauma, tumour, drugs, vascular insults, congenital malformations, febrile convulsions in children, neurodegenerative disease,
Classification of Seizures: main features and symptoms of partial (simple and complex) and generalised seizures (tonic-clonic, absence, atonic and myoclonic),
Seizure Mechanisms: describes the underlying mechanisms and factors contributing to initiation, synchronization and propagation of the abnormal neural discharge,
Screening for potential anti-seizure drugs: describes the major tests: MES, PTZ and kindling and indicates their usefulness in predicting efficacy of tested drugs against different seizure types,
Anti-seizure drugs: focuses on the structure, clinical usefulness, mechanism of action and important clinical pharmacology of phenytoin, carbamazepine, valproate and ethosuximide,
Status Epilepticus: describes the main clinical features and treatment of this condition.
High quality colour graphics are used extensively throughout the program and features such as animation, a Hypertext facility and interactive student-tasks are used to enhance student learning.
System Requirements: Microsoft Windows XP (32 bit), Windows Server 2003 (32-bit), Windows Server 2008 (32 bit), Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows 7 (32 bit and 64 bit), Windows 8, 2.33GHz or faster x86-compatible processor, or Intel Atom 1.6GHz or faster processor for netbooks, 128MB of RAM (1GB of RAM recommended for netbooks); 128MB of graphics memory, Internet Explorer 7.0 or later, Mozilla Firefox 4.0 or later, Google Chrome, Safari 5.0 or later, or Opera 11.