Initial management of the patient with altered mental status.

Abstract

Primary care physicians may encounter patients with altered mental status or neurologic deficit. Because the differential diagnosis for altered mental status includes conditions with significant morbidity and mortality, care of these patients must be rapid and thorough. The resources required to ensure and maintain cardiopulmonary stabilization and to… (More)

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@article{Ferrera1997InitialMO, title={Initial management of the patient with altered mental status.}, author={Patricia Ferrera and L. Chan}, journal={American family physician}, year={1997}, volume={55 5}, pages={1773-80} }