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1,296 Possible Causes for Altered Mental Status, Kidney Disease, Tachycardia

  • Acute Renal Failure

    Kidney failure - chronic; Renal failure - chronic; Chronic renal insufficiency; Chronic kidney failure; Chronic renal failure Chronic kidney disease is the slow loss of kidney[mountsinai.org] ., history of vomiting, diarrhea, diuretic overuse, hemorrhage, burns) Weight loss, orthostatic hypotension and tachycardia Thirst and reduced fluid intake Poor skin turgor[aafp.org] There may be other causes for altered mental status that might be present. Remember to check blood glucose levels and treat as necessary.[ems1.com]

  • Acidosis

    Progression of kidney disease: Metabolic acidosis can make your kidney disease worse. Exactly how this happens is not clear.[kidney.org] Cardiac telemetry monitoring showed a narrow complex sinus tachycardia.[calpoison.org] Pediatric Dose 0.1-0.2 mL of 5% solution diluted in 3 mL of 0.45% or 0.9% NS over 5-15 min q4h Contraindications Documented hypersensitivity; arrhythmia associated with tachycardia[web.archive.org]

  • Hypoglycemia

    disease, and anticipate the effects traceable to other medications and substances.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Signs and symptoms include tachypnea, respiratory distress, tachycardia or bradycardia, lethargy, and seizures 775.6 Excludes infant of mother with diabetes mellitus ( 775.0[icd9data.com] A hyperglycemic patient with an altered mental status may receive a bolus of glucose.[emedicine.com]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    Frequent users for alcohol intoxication had higher rates of medical and psychiatric comorbidities including liver disease, chronic kidney disease, ischemic vascular disease[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Take the patient’s blood pressure to ascertain if there are any orthostatic changes, hypotension, or tachycardia.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Debra Posted Tue 28th of October, 2014 16:35:08 PM When patient's present to the Emergency Room intoxicated with altered mental status or ALOC, they may receive services to[supercoder.com]

  • Hypotension

    KEYWORDS: Carnitine; Chronic kidney disease; Hemodialysis; Intradialytic hypotension[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common reported toxicities with SCB use based on studies using Texas Poison control record are tachycardia, agitation and irritability, drowsiness, hallucinations[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Jones' tachycardia and altered mental state point to hypoperfusion and sepsis. Mr.[journals.lww.com]

  • Dehydration

    Histologically the kidneys manifest tubulointerstitial nephritis. The cause(s) of this disease remain unknown.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Dehydration is marked by thirst, orthostatic hypotension, tachycardia, elevated plasma sodium levels, hyperosmolality, and, in severe instances, cellular disruption, delirium[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] She presented with a 2-day history of altered mental status, ataxia, lethargy, fever, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Meningitis was ruled out.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myocardial Infarction

    […] by dust than those without chronic kidney disease.[eurekalert.org] Bidirectional ventricular tachycardia (BVT) is a rare ventricular tachyarrhythmia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The man was bitten on the left index finger and subsequently developed localized edema followed by hypotension, chest pain, and altered mental status.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Anemia

    Most people with kidney disease will develop anemia. Anemia can happen early in the course of kidney disease and grow worse as kidneys fail and can no longer make EPO.[kidney.org] The symptoms may include, but are not limited to: Abnormal paleness or lack of color of the skin Increased heart rate (tachycardia) Breathlessness, or difficulty catching[stanfordchildrens.org] Paramedics bring a 26-year-old man to the ED with acute-onset altered mental status. He has a history of back pain. An open, unlabeled pillbox was found.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Sepsis

    “People with cancer, heart failure, kidney disease and lung disease need to be informed: ‘Sepsis is your No. 1 enemy. These are the signs you need to be looking for.’”[nytimes.com] A 63-year-old woman presented with fever, tachycardia and tachypnoea, with right sided chest and hypochondrial pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report the case of a woman who presented with altered mental status after receiving normal saline through an intravenous catheter placed by a medically untrained individual[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cardiac Arrhythmia

    Author information 1 Division of Kidney Disease and Hypertension, Rhode Island Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In 30 of 32 patients (94%) with an inducible tachycardia during invasive EPS, it was also possible to induce the tachycardia by TAS.[doi.org] Injury to the heart due to a heart attack Risk increases with smoking, excess consumption of caffeine or alcohol, advancing age, high blood pressure, kidney disease, and stress[healthcommunities.com]

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