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399 Possible Causes for Confusion, Cyanosis, Giddiness and Lightheadedness, Hypovolemia

  • Amanita Phalloides Poisoning

    False elevations of cardiac markers may confuse the clinicians in differential diagnosis of myocardial infarction in ED.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The fluid loss may progress to hypovolemia, electrolyte disturbances and circulatory shock. The levels of liver enzymes and bilirubin are usually normal at this stage.[symptoma.com] At least some of the confusion comes from varying definitions and uses of the terms "toxic" and "poisonous".[erowid.org] Other symptoms : • Diarrhea, • Fever, • Headache, • Weakness, • Drowsiness, • Dizziness, sweating, • Confusion, and hallucination. 13.[slideshare.net]

  • Syncope

    […] feeling of cold, sweating, aura, pain in neck or shoulders, blurred vision Nature of the attack (eyewitness) Type of collapse (slumping or keeling over) skin colour (pallor, cyanosis[lifeinthefastlane.com] Any significant persistence of confusion beyond a minute or two is critical, as this would suggest a postictal period and seizure.[accessmedicine.mhmedical.com] Anesthetists should be aware of the potential risk during cesarean delivery following the administration of nitroglycerin, fundal pressure, regional anesthesia, and hypovolemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ., giddiness, lightheadedness, tunnel vision, nausea, spots in the vision).[bcmj.org]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    (cardiac asthma), pooling of blood (stasis) in the general body (systemic) circulation or in the liver's (portal) circulation, swelling ( edema ), blueness or duskiness (cyanosis[medterms.com] Depressive symptoms, however, sometimes are confused with the physical repercussions of heart failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In acute failure the patient may look ill and exhausted and there may be cyanosis.[patient.info] Symptoms of heart failure Some of the most common symptoms you may experience are reduced energy, confusion, chest pain, shortness of breath and swelling in the legs.[novanthealth.org]

    Missing: Hypovolemia
  • Hypoglycemia

    […] for infants with clinical signs consistent with hypoglycemia: Tremors, jitteriness, irritability Exaggerated Moro reflex High pitched cry Lethargy, listlessness, hypotonia Cyanosis[med.stanford.edu] What you will feel is probably: shaky, a bit confused, a little uncoordinated, sweaty, some peoples eyes go funny.[web.archive.org] Patients with hypovolemia may be more susceptible to these changes. Before initiating JARDIANCE, evaluate renal function and monitor thereafter.[jardiancehcp.com] Symptoms may include: Jitteriness Cyanosis (blue coloring) Apnea (stopping breathing) Hypothermia (low body temperature) Poor body tone Poor feeding Lethargy Seizures The[stanfordchildrens.org]

  • Hypoxia

    It is characterized by the presence of a triggering factor followed by weeping and apnea in expiration accompanied by cyanosis or pallor.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Severe symptoms include: The inability to communicate Confusion Possible coma or death Other associated symptoms also may be present.[medicinenet.com] Make sure you recognize cyanosis when you see it.[ilpi.com] This is especially important if the symptoms are associated with chest pain, fever , fatigue , or confusion.[healthline.com]

    Missing: Hypovolemia
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    In spite of asphyxiation, cyanosis (turning blue) does not occur; the skin is pink or pale and the lips bright red.[britannica.com] We present an acutely confused adolescent patient who had CO poisoning after narghile tobacco smoking.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This is the biggest headache for the physician, and it is an area where confusion is common.[doi.org] Neurological manifestation of acute CO poisoning includes disorientation, confusion, and coma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Hypovolemia
  • Smoke Inhalation Injury

    Note whether there is cyanosis. Note whether the chest wall moves normally and symmetrically.[patient.info] As many patients develop altered consciousness and confusion, a heterogeneous anamnesis (friends, relatives, or coworkers who were exposed together with the patient) can be[symptoma.com] Smoke inhalation can cause a host of other injuries, including: Difficulty breathing Coughing Nose or throat irritation Nausea Headaches Fainting Confusion Seizures Coma Corneal[winstonbriggslaw.com] Other symptoms: In some cases, the victim may not have respiratory problems, but may have symptoms such as headache, nausea, confusion and vomiting from inhaling harmful gases[work4youlaw.com]

    Missing: Hypovolemia
  • Asthma

    […] you: otc inhalers Seek medical help immediately for: Fast breathing with chest retractions (skin sucks in between or around the chest plate and/or rib bones when inhaling) Cyanosis[aafa.org] However, the findings so far have been confusing and often contradictory.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The determinant factors of systemic hypotension are sedation, hypovolemia, and primarily lung hyperinflation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Extrathoracic respiratory signs should also be systematically looked for, including cyanosis, finger deformation, pulsus paradoxus, and pursed lips breathing.[erj.ersjournals.com]

  • Accidental Hypothermia

    In recent years, alterations in resuscitation care that sometimes confused or discouraged resuscitation teams have largely been supplanted by an emphasis on safe, rapid, effective[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Victims of accidental hypothermia present year-round and in all climates with a potentially confusing array of signs and symptoms, but increasing severity of hypothermia produces[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Giddiness and Lightheadedness
  • Hypokalemia

    Extremities showed no edema, clubbing or cyanosis. The neurologic examination revealed mild generalized muscular weakness (4 /5) and normal deep tendon reflexes.[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com] Signs & Symptoms (tricks on how to easily remember) Nursing Intervention…things that NCLEX and lecture exams look for Hypo low Kal root word for potassium….. don’t get it confused[registerednursern.com] Case presentation We report a case of a 4-year-old girl presenting carpopedal spasm and rhabdomyolysis due to severe hypokalemia associated to hypophosphatemia and hypovolemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This, in conjunction with hypovolemia- induced aldosterone secretion, causes increased potassium secretion and large urinary potassium losses.[acls.com]

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