What Is Lung-Chang's Unprovoked Seizure?

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Fourth Experiment Forty-eight children under the age of 18 who had suffered an unprovoked seizure were studied in Lung-Chang’s experiment. Exclusion criteria included current “neurodegenerative” ailments and absence of epileptic discharges. Parents and legal guardians of the children were asked for permission to included their child in the experiment. This study was conducted at the Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital. The subjects were randomly placed in treatment and control groups using computer generated group lists. Subjects placed into the treatment group were instructed to listen to Mozart K.448 for 8 minutes before bedtime every day for 6 months. None of them had listened to this song before. The control group listened to no music. Two subjects in the treatment group were not included in statistical examinations because of withdrawal from the experimental program. Seizure recurrence and epileptiform diminution within the treatment and control groups were assessed [10].…show more content…
These EEG examinations were taken using a Harmonie DVN V5.1. EEG examinations were also given to children after their initial seizure. Children who had another seizure were advised to take anti-epileptic drugs. EEG scans were implemented in the control group at the start of the study and before anti- epileptic drugs were administered [10].  Statistical Analysis The Chi-square test was implemented in order to calculate the differences in the allotment of the treatment and control groups. The percent changes of the epileptiform discharges were calculated using the paired t-test and ANOVA of the data collected from the EEG examinations after 1, 2, and 6 months of musical treatment. A value of p < 0.05 was considered significant [10]. Results First

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