Neurologic medical emergencies

Lesson list

Lesson no. 1 The Nervous System

The nervous system is the system that includes the brain and all the nerves in the human body. Its main function is to regulate all of our actions - voluntary and involuntary.

Lesson no. 3 Seizures

Seizures are a common neurological disorder that can be caused by a number of reasons, including a brain development disorder, cancerous growth, or epilepsy.

Lesson no. 4 CVA (Stroke) and TIA

Strokes are the leading cause of disability in the Western world. This is a condition where there is inadequate blood flow to part of the brain, which causes an interruption of the oxygen supply to the cells in that area.

Lesson no. 4 Syncope – Fainting

Fainting is only a momentary loss of consciousness (up to 2 minutes), usually caused by a temporary disturbance of blood flow to the brain. This is a common phenomenon among all age groups.