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268 Possible Causes for Coma, Confusion, Impaired Judgement

  • Hypoglycemia

    Convert to ICD-10-CM : 251.0 converts directly to: 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E15 Nondiabetic hypoglycemic coma Approximate Synonyms Coma, hypoglycemic Coma, hypoglycemic, nondiabetic[icd9data.com] What you will feel is probably: shaky, a bit confused, a little uncoordinated, sweaty, some peoples eyes go funny.[web.archive.org] Convert to ICD-10-CM : 251.1 converts approximately to: 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E16.0 Drug-induced hypoglycemia without coma Or: 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E16.1 Other hypoglycemia Approximate[icd9data.com]

  • Alcohol Abuse

    Confusion Memory problems Concentration problems Alcohol poisoning Breathing problems Car crashes and other accidents Risky behavior Violent behavior Suicide and homicide Coma[itmattersks.org] The person’s perception and judgement may be significantly impaired. 0.25 percent: This results in impairment of all mental, sensory, and physical capabilities so great that[americanaddictioncenters.org] These effects can include: Reduced inhibitions Slurred speech Motor impairment Confusion Memory problems Concentration problems Coma Breathing problems Death Other risks of[niaaa.nih.gov]

  • Hyponatremia

    […] state (vegetative coma), deep coma without detectable awareness.[en.wikipedia.org] 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]

  • Head Injury

    Keywords Head Injury Glasgow Coma Scale Injury Severity Score Glasgow Coma Scale Score Severe Head Injury These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors.[doi.org] 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]

  • Acidosis

    Eventually, in severe cases, heart problems may develop and blood pressure can fall, leading to shock, coma, and death.[merckmanuals.com] Respiratory acidosis:Presenting signs can include lethargy or fatigue, shortness of breath, confusion and sleepiness.[symptoma.com] If you develop severe metabolic acidosis, you will likely experience drowsiness and extreme weakness, as well as increased nausea and confusion, Merck Manuals note.[livestrong.com]

  • Stroke

    Sutter R, Kaplan PW (2012) Electroencephalographic patterns in coma: when things slow down. Epileptologie 29: 201–209. 27.[aimspress.com] 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]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Cause of death, chronic renal failure Uraemia: • Convulsions; • Coma; • Cardiac myocyte dysfunction; • Congestive heart failure; • Pericarditis; • Pericardial effusion; •[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Before then, conflicting classifications had created a state of confusion as to how many Americans were afflicted with this progressive, life-threatening condition.[lifeextension.com] Unless dialysis or a kidney transplant is performed, ESRD can lead to seizures, coma, and sudden death.[verywell.com]

  • Dehydration

    Coma Decreased blood supply to the brain may cause confusion and even coma.[medicinenet.com] 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] Finally, coma , organ failure, and death eventually will occur if the dehydration remains untreated. What about dehydration in children?[medicinenet.com]

  • Hepatic Encephalopathy

    Hyperammonemia can also result in postoperative coma; however, it is rarely recognized as a potential cause in coma patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] 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]

  • Subdural Hematoma

    Postoperative data obtained included Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS), Glasgow Outcome Scale (GOS), and follow-up period.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

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