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Vagal Nerve Stimulation -  VNS uses intermittent stimulation of the left vagus nerve in the neck to reduce the frequency and intensity of seizures. A pacemaker like generator is surgically placed under the skin in the chest with a stimulating lead attached to the vagus nerve. The stimulator frequency is tailored on an individual basis.
Video EEG telemetry -  See Telemetry – video EEG
vulnerable -  Susceptible to physical or emotional injury.