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NUR 138 - Seizure Disorders (Ledbetter)

2. Explore Your Topic

After thoroughly examining your assignment, now it's time to look for some initial background research on your topic.  The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine has great background information about epilepsy.

Analyze Your Topic

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For your essay, you will need to:

  • Investigate epilepsy: causes, types, methods of treatment, and affected age groups.

Your paper should include:

  • Diagnostic criteria
  • Examples of clients with epilepsy
  • Examples of clients with epilepsy and resulting PTSD
  • Provide a case study of at least 3 individuals following them from diagnosis of epilepsy to their subsequent diagnosis of PTSD including influencing factors.