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Epilepsy

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Notes = A disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of paroxysmal brain dysfunction due to a sudden, disorderly, and excessive neuronal discharge. Epilepsy classification systems are generally based upon: (1) clinical features of the seizure episodes (e.g., motor seizure), (2) etiology (e.g., post-traumatic), (3) anatomic site of seizure origin (e.g., frontal lobe seizure), (4) tendency to spread to other structures in the brain, and (5) temporal patterns (e.g., nocturnal epilepsy).,Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Address at Annual General Meeting of Edinburgh and South East Scotland Branch of the Scottish Epilepsy Association, January 1960

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Identifier: Coll-32/D.91
Scope and Contents Address by Norman Dott given at the Annual General Meeting of Edinburgh and South East Scotland Branch of the Scottish Epilepsy Association, dated January 1960.
Dates: January 1960

Address at Annual General Meeting of the Scottish Epilepsy Association, March 1964

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Identifier: Coll-32/D.93
Scope and Contents Address by Norman Dott given at the Annual General Meeting of the Scottish Epilepsy Association, dated March 1964.
Dates: March 1964

Address at Dunbar, December 1971

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Identifier: Coll-32/D.95
Scope and Contents Address on epilepsy by Norman Dott at Dunbar, dated December 1971.
Dates: December 1971

Address at inaugural meeting of the Dundee and District Branch of the Scottish Epilepsy Association, September 1958

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Identifier: Coll-32/D.90
Scope and Contents Address by Norman Dott at the inaugural meeting of the Dundee and District Branch of the Scottish Epilepsy Association, dated September 1958. The material includes a programme and brief correspondence.
Dates: September 1958

Address at inaugural meeting of the Scottish Epilepsy Association, 1954

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Identifier: Coll-32/D.88
Scope and Contents Address by Norman Dott at the inaugural meeting of the Scottish Epilepsy Association, dated 1954.
Dates: 1954

Address at social evening for the Friends of the Epilepsy Association, May 1963

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Identifier: Coll-32/D.92
Scope and Contents Address by Norman Dott given at a social evening for the Friends of the Epilepsy Association, dated May 1963.
Dates: May 1963

Correspondence and papers regarding a 5-year grant from the MacRobert Trusts to the Epilepsy Society, 1965-1970

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Identifier: Coll-32/F.11
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Norman Dott and papers regarding a 5-year grant from the MacRobert Trusts to the Epilepsy Society. The grant was to finance a research project into epilepsy, carried out at the Department of Surgical Neurology, University of Edinburgh, under the direction of Professor F. John Gillingham. The material includes a copy of proposal submitted by Dott to the Trusts on behalf of Gillingham and copies of annual reports to the Trusts, 1967-1968, 1968-1969 and 1969-1970.
Dates: 1965-1970

Correspondence between Norman Dott, Alex R. Taylor and John B. Wilson, 1973

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Identifier: Coll-32/H.39
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Norman Dott, Alex R. Taylor and John B. Wilson, 1973. The correspondence with John B. Wilson relates to death from suffocation in epilepsy, and smother-proof pillows.
Dates: 1973

Employment Sub-Committee and Welfare Sub-Committee, 1959-1973

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Identifier: Coll-32/F.9
Scope and Contents Material relating to the Employment Sub-Committee, 1959-1969 and Welfare Sub-Committee, 1973 of the Scottish Epilepsy Association, Edinburgh and South East Scotland Branch. The material consists of committee papers and correspondence with Norman Dott.
Dates: 1959-1973

Introduction to talk on surgical treatment of epilepsy, June 1969

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Identifier: Coll-32/D.263
Scope and Contents Introduction to talk by Norman Dott on surgical treatment of epilepsy, dated June 1969. The material consists of just 1 page of manuscript.
Dates: June 1969