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25 Possible Causes for Absent Minded, Poor Coordination

  • Dementia

    Abstract Aim. This paper considers the challenges of delivering effective palliative care to older people with dementia and the possible strategies to overcome barriers to end‐of‐life care in these patients. Background. In UK alone, approximately 100 000 people with dementia die each year and as the number of older[…][]

  • Multi-Infarct Dementia

    Abstract The aim of this study was to compare the performances on each item of the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) of patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and multi-infarct dementia (MID). In order to identify the items that could better distinguish the two groups of patients, 70 AD and 31 MID patients[…][]

  • Tranquilizer

    The primary purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which two of the three sources of risk-taking--dispositional and ecological--in adolescence and demographic variables were related to Ritalin, tranquilizer and narcotics misuse. The secondary aim of this study was to distinguish subgroups of Ritalin,[…][]

  • Depression

    Sustained allostatic load can contribute to chronic conditions and poor outcomes.[] Through actions with the family as caregivers, the case manager was able to coordinate a structured home setting and gradual resumption of social activities for this older[]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    Significant thinking deficits in at least one of four areas: expressing or comprehending language; identifying familiar objects through the senses; poor coordination, gait[]

  • Anemia

    Anemia in children has been associated with impaired cognitive performance, motor development, coordination, language development, and scholastic achievement.[] “I felt very forgetful and absent minded. I would quickly feel drained and sleepy, like my body needed recharging. I was pale and felt like a grey version of myself.”[] Anemia in women reduces their work productivity and places them at risk for poor pregnancy outcomes including increased risk of maternal mortality, perinatal mortality, premature[]

  • Psychosis

    ., bradykinesia) as well as difficulties in motor dexterity and coordination, forgetfulness, poor concentration, and marked apathy ( Table 3 ).[] Keeping these restrictions in mind, results suggest that medication is an important modulator of the short-term decline of executive functions—which appears to be absent in[]

  • Conversion Disorder

    Examples include: Poor coordination or balance Abnormal movements Paralysis or weakness Difficulty speaking or swallowing Retention of urine Loss of touch or pain sense Blindness[] Good prognostic signs include an acute onset and short duration of symptoms, a clearly identifiable stressor, access to a therapist and a psychologically minded patient.[] Common symptoms can include: Poor coordination or balance Paralysis in an arm or leg Difficulty swallowing or "a lump in the throat" Inability to speak Vision problems, including[]

  • Hysterical Neurosis

    […] balance or coordination, which can lead to difficulty walking Numbness Visual problems And, extensive diagnostic testing does not find any physical cause for the symptoms[] Good prognostic signs include an acute onset and short duration of symptoms, a clearly identifiable stressor, access to a therapist and a psychologically minded patient.[] […] symptoms can include: Problems or inability speaking Difficulty swallowing Periods of significant loss of hearing Seizure-like behaviors Paralysis of the legs and/or arms Poor[]

  • Febrile Convulsions

    Thirty percent of children treated with Valium have troublesome side effects such as sleepiness, irritability, and poor coordination that may last for several days.[] With regard to lumbar puncture, the following should be kept in mind: Strongly consider lumbar puncture in children younger than 12 months, because the signs and symptoms[] […] of bacterial meningitis may be minimal or absent in this age group Lumbar puncture should be considered in children aged 12-18 months, because clinical signs and symptoms[]

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