Abnormal mental state

Known as: Altered Mental Status, mental impairment, mental subnormality 
A change to an individual's judgment, orientation (to place, time, and self), intellectual functioning, or mood from their baseline.
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2011
2011
Nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE) refers to a prolonged seizure that manifests primarily as altered mental status as… (More)
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2011
2011
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE To examine the frequency of acute mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) symptoms in children using a concussion… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
Emergency practitioners routinely encounter patients who suffer from abdominal trauma, be it blunt or penetrating. These injuries… (More)
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2007
2007
UNLABELLED Although head CT is often routinely performed in emergency department (ED) patients with syncope, few studies have… (More)
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2006
2006
Identifying spinal injuries in trauma patients with altered mental status can be difficult. CT scanning and clinical examination… (More)
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2005
2005
Prehospital providers are at increased risk for blood-borne exposure and disease due to the nature of their environment. The use… (More)
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2003
2003
OBJECTIVES Clearing the cervical spine in a time-sensitive fashion is difficult. We hypothesized that admission computed… (More)
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2001
2001
After major non-cardiac surgery sleep pattern is usually disturbed with initial suppression of rapid eye movement sleep with a… (More)
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1988
1988
Since 1924, when ependymomas were first classified as a distinctive glial neoplasm by Bailey, much has been published concerning… (More)
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1983
1983
Isolated angiitis of the central nervous system is an uncommon clinicopathologic entity characterized by vasculitis restricted to… (More)
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