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196 Possible Causes for Confusion, Flattened T Wave

  • Lithium Toxicity

    Cardiovascular side effects are usually mild and manifest as nonspecific ECG changes, such as ST-T flattening and T-wave inversion.[calpoison.org] In two patients the presentation mimicked mania, but the third presented with a more typical toxic confusion state.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The most common electrocardiographic finding is T-wave flattening.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Digitalis Toxicity

    Electrocardiographic signs of digitalis toxicity include first-degree atrioventricular (A-V) block with depressed S-T segments, shortened Q-T intervals, and flattened T waves[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] The normal features of digitalis toxicity include: delirium, confusion, dizziness, headache, abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting, nausea and anorexia.[symptoma.com] Symptoms of Digoxin Toxicity overdoses could include: Nausea Vomiting Dizziness Weakness Confusion Vision Changes Low Blood Pressure Cardiac Instability Bradycardia Sudden[youhavealawyer.com]

  • Hypokalemia

    […] than the T wave. flattening of the T wave.[healio.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] T wave of the electrocardiogram, and muscle weakness.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Digitalis

    Borage, during the non-flowering seasons, can be easily confused with foxglove (Digitalis spp.), and this was the main clue to suspect poisoning.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CNS headache Malaise confusion muscle weakness delirium drowsiness parasthesia hallucination 15.[slideshare.net] Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain Family: Scrophulariaceae Origin: Europe Poison Part: Leaves, flowers, seeds; overdoses of the drug digitalis Poison Delivery Mode: Ingestion, confusion[plants.ces.ncsu.edu]

  • Phenothiazine

    Fundus changes in the late stages may be confused with choroideremia or Bietti crystalline corneoretinal dystrophy; the symptoms include visual field loss and night blindness[aao.org] […] pressure Irregular heartbeat Rapid heartbeat MUSCLES AND JOINTS Muscle spasms, particularly of the neck, face, and back Muscle stiffness NERVOUS SYSTEM Agitation, irritability, confusion[medlineplus.gov] If you become confused, feel restless/agitated, or have difficulty urinating, let your doctor know right away.[webmd.com]

  • Electrolyte Imbalance

    Clinical signs of hyperkalaemia include muscle weakness, hypotension , bradycardia and loss of cardiac output, and ECG changes may include peaked T waves and flattened P waves[ausmed.com] Clinically the children showed transient neurological deficits including confusion, pseudobulbar palsy, and deterioration of consciousness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] . : main yours all (9) breznik 's version from 2012-02-26 05:37 Section Question Answer Lethargy, confusion, apprehension, muscle twitching, abdominal cramps, anorexia, nosia[memorize.com]

  • Acute Mountain Sickness

    These similarities can lead to confusion in the diagnosis of hypoglycemia versus AMS, particularly for diabetics ascending to altitude.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Moreover, the AMS population exhibited more negative mood states, including anxiety, depression, hostility, fatigue and confusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] If you have HACE you may: Have a severe headache Feel very confused Lose co-ordination Have blurred or double vision Notice changes in your behaviour – for example, you may[trekthehimalayas.com]

  • Digoxin

    , inverted, or biphasic T waves .[lifeinthefastlane.com] Interestingly, most of these drugs will INCREASE the risk of either toxicity and/or confusion.[side-effects-site.com] . - Flattened, negative or biphasic T waves. - QT interval shortening. - U wave amplitude may increase.[metealpaslan.com]

  • Myxedema

    Electrocardiographic findings may include bradycardia, varying degrees of block, low voltage, nonspecific ST-segment changes, flattened or inverted T waves, prolonged Q-T[emedicine.com] I have seen stuff about coma, death and brain damage from myxedema and now I am confused and wondering if I should be calling emergency...?![healthunlocked.com] A 56-year-old woman, who had not received medical care for 30 years, presented to the emergency department with progressively worsening fatigue and confusion.[nejm.org]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    If potassium is above 7.0 mmol/L and hyperkalaemic ECG changes are present (eg. peaked T waves wide QRS complex flattened P waves), treat with either of the following: give[rch.org.au] A 45-year-old woman with a history of NS presented 2 weeks after abrupt cessation of prednisone with nausea, vomiting, decreased oral intake and confusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The presenting symptoms can be non-specific (as in this patient) and easily confused with other common sequelae of ASCI such as orthostasis and diffuse weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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