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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

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Notice for a meeting of the Edinburgh Hunterian Medical Society, 3 November 1841

 Item — Box CLX-A-1591
Identifier: Coll-1848/20-0035
Scope and Contents A rare notice announcing the resuming of meetings of the Edinburgh Hunterian Medical Society. It advertises the lectures of Dr. Lonsdale, Dr. Bates (on epilepsy) and Dr. Mackay (on dystentery) at a meeting of the 1841 Edinburgh Hunterian Medical Society, held at Societies' Hall at Edinburgh University on the 3rd of November 1841.The handbill reads as follows: "This society will resume its meetings on Wednesday by the 10th November 1841. After an address from the President, an Essay "On the...
Dates: 3 November 1841