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143 Possible Causes for Agitated Delirium, Confusion, Impaired Judgement

  • Hypoglycemia

    What you will feel is probably: shaky, a bit confused, a little uncoordinated, sweaty, some peoples eyes go funny.[web.archive.org] The definition of clinically significant hypoglycemia remains one of the most confused and contentious issues in contemporary neonatology.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Kalhan Abstract The definition of clinically significant hypoglycemia remains one of the most confused and contentious issues in contemporary neonatology.[doi.org]

  • Hyponatremia

    Moderate - personality change, muscle cramps and weakness, confusion, ataxia. Severe - drowsiness.[patient.info] A 41 year old Jordanian gentleman known case of osteogenesis imperfecta presented with vomiting, decreased oral intake followed by confusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cognitive impairment (eg, short-term memory loss, disorientation, confusion, depression). Focal or generalised seizures.[patient.info]

  • Head Injury

    More than half (56%) screened positive for mTBI, defined as at least one instance in which they experienced a change in consciousness or a period of being dazed and confused[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The effects of concussion can leave people with symptoms including dizziness, nausea, confusion or an inability to process or retain information, sensitivity to light, and[headway.org.uk] Your baby may have one or more of these early symptoms: loss of consciousness drowsiness dizziness confusion vomiting irritability drainage, clear or bloody, from his nose[babycenter.com]

  • Brain Concussion

    For example, in the first few minutes after the injury, someone might be just slightly confused or appear a little bit dazed.[utswmed.org] Immediately after the accident, the person may be confused, not remember what happened or have nausea, blurry vision, or dizziness.[mayfieldclinic.com] Symptoms include loss of consciousness, confusion, memory difficulties, and other signs of brain dysfunction. Diagnosis is clinical with neuroimaging done as needed.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Stroke

    The symptoms of a stroke include sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body; sudden confusion or trouble speaking or understanding speech; sudden trouble[ninds.nih.gov] It is frequently confused with peripheral nerve system (PNS) pathologies; misdiagnosis may delay identification of the etiology and treatment of stroke.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Dehydration

    There is any other change in the person's alertness (for example, confusion or seizures). The person has a fever over 102 F (38.8 C).[nlm.nih.gov] […] yellow urine Dry, cool skin Headache Muscle cramps Signs of severe dehydration: Not urinating, or very dark yellow or amber-colored urine Dry, shriveled skin Irritability or confusion[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    These include: Dizziness Confusion Agitation Delirium and hallucinations Headache Vertigo Visual disturbances like diplopia Abdominal pain Lethargy Chest pain Palpitation[symptoma.com] In sub-anaesthetic doses, impaired judgement, lowered seizure threshold and sensitisation of the heart to arrhythmias may occur.[web.archive.org] This is the biggest headache for the physician, and it is an area where confusion is common.[doi.org]

  • Subdural Hematoma

    Confusion and headache appears to be the most common presenting features as it is seen in as much as 90% to 56% of cases.[symptoma.com] Headache Lack of energy or confusion Seizures or loss of consciousness Nausea and vomiting Weakness or numbness Vision problems In infants, symptoms may include: Bulging[nlm.nih.gov] BACKGROUND: The high recurrent rate of chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) has consistently confused the neurosurgeons, and the role of atorvastatin in the management of CSDH[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hepatic Encephalopathy

    […] visual judgement in the dysmetabolic brain: an fMRI study , NeuroImage , 22 , 2 , (541) , (2004) .[doi.org] Extreme confusion, along with sleepiness and/or an agitated mood, are symptoms of a condition called hepatic encephalopathy.[catie.ca] From Wikidata Jump to navigation Jump to search brain disease that is characterized by loss of brain function, the occurrence of confusion, altered level of consciousness,[wikidata.org]

  • Hypoxia

    Severe symptoms include: The inability to communicate Confusion Possible coma or death Other associated symptoms also may be present.[medicinenet.com] […] sharp, genein, to produce inadequate oxygen tension at the cellular level, characterized by tachycardia, hypertension, peripheral vasoconstriction, dizziness, and mental confusion[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Other associated symptoms that can occur in both acute and chronic hypoxia and hypoxemia include: Wheezing Sweating Coughing The affected individual may be mildly confused[medicinenet.com]

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