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1,253 Possible Causes for Confusion, Hyperkalemia

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    Abstract Secondary pseudohypoaldosteronism type 1 develops due to transient aldosterone resistance in renal tubules and is characterized by renal sodium loss, hyponatremia, hyperkalemia[] Acute confusion is a common symptom of physical illness in the older patient. In the majority, it is transient and resolves on treatment of precipitants.[] Some older adults with a UTI also develop confusion. The tricky part Some of these UTI symptoms are similar to the symptoms of other conditions common in older people.[]

  • Digitalis Toxicity

    Abstract Cardiac glycoside toxicity is frequently associated with hyperkalemia and dysrhythmias in patients with renal insufficiency.[] The normal features of digitalis toxicity include: delirium, confusion, dizziness, headache, abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting, nausea and anorexia.[] Her labs revealed digitalis toxicity and hyperkalemia. Actual lab values not available. With digitalis toxicity, hypokalemia and hyperkalemia are possible.[]

  • Acidosis

    She responded to thiazide diuretics and her BP is well controlled, and acidosis and hyperkalemia are corrected.[] Respiratory acidosis:Presenting signs can include lethargy or fatigue, shortness of breath, confusion and sleepiness.[] When this process is abnormal, it can cause too much potassium to build up in the blood ( hyperkalemia ). This can be a problem for the heart and other organs.[]

  • Acute Kidney Failure

    Her hyperkalemia and kidney failure resolved after the surgery.[] More than 30 different definitions have been used in the literature, creating much confusion and making comparisons difficult.[] Feeling confused, anxious and restless, or sleepy. Some people may not have any symptoms.[]

  • Heat Stroke

    The associated hyperkalemia and metabolic acidosis may lead to an acute renal, cardiac, and hemostatic failure.[] Abstract Heat stroke is a life-threatening condition which is characterised by nausea, vomiting, confusion, disorientation and coma.[] Laboratory studies with dogs have demonstrated heat stroke-induced sinoatrial node dysfunction in the setting of hyperkalemia.[]

  • Metabolic Acidosis

    She responded to thiazide diuretics and her BP is well controlled, and acidosis and hyperkalemia are corrected.[] You become weak or confused. You cannot be woken easily. Care Agreement You have the right to help plan your care.[] People with respiratory acidosis often have headache and confusion, and breathing may appear shallow, slow, or both.[]

  • Cardiac Glycoside Poisoning

    Hyperkalemia or hypokalemia can be observed.[] Annotation do not confuse with CARDIOTONIC AGENTS History note 2008 Public Note 2008 Record number D054715 Persistent link Allowable qualifiers (subheadings) Browse Medical[] Toxins: oleandrin, folinerin, digitoxigenin, nerium Signs and symptoms: Abdominal pain, visual disturbances, hypotension, bradycardia and heart block, tachydysrhythmias, confusion[]

  • Status Epilepticus

    Choice of paralytic Succinylcholine could cause hyperkalemia if seizures have been extremely prolonged and rhabdomyolysis has already developed or if there is an underlying[] In the first type of NCSE, patients present with confusion or abnormal behavior, suggesting the diagnosis of absence status epilepticus (ASE) or complex partial status epilepticus[] Massive sympathetic discharge with SE may have the following consequences: Hypoxia Hypercarbia Hyperthermia Tachycardia Hyperglycemia Hyperkalemia In adolescent baboons, brain[]

  • Malignant Hyperthermia

    Muscle rigidity, hypercarbia, and hyperkalemia were not observed.[] Signs of an MH reaction are non-specific and may be confused with the presentation of other problems such as sepsis and overheating of a patient.[] […] uncontrolled sarcoplasmic calcium release via functionally altered calcium release receptors, resulting in hypoxemia, hypercapnia, tachycardia, muscular rigidity, acidosis, hyperkalemia[]

  • Accidental Hypothermia

    […] the remarkable salvageability of patients suffering prolonged cardiac arrest caused by accidental hypothermia, particularly in the absence of asphyxia, trauma, or severe hyperkalemia[] 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[] The ECG manifestations of hyperkalemia begin with peaked T waves.[]

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