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206 Possible Causes for Impaired Judgement, Stupor

  • Alcohol Abuse

    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] The main symptoms are vomiting, stupor, behavioural changes, and major impairment of the central nervous system followed by dehydration and headache.[medbroadcast.com] A person could be in a stupor, and have altered perception and slurred speech.[wilkes.edu]

  • Hypoglycemia

    If untreated, it can progress to stupor, coma and, exceptionally, death.[patient.info] Definition of hypoglycemia Symptoms Gen: Irritability, anxiety, hunger, fatigue, Neuro: HA, blurred vision, tremors, weakness, confusion, ataxia, stupor, seizures, coma GI[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu] […] automatism Difficulty speaking, slurred speech Ataxia, incoordination, sometimes mistaken for drunkenness Focal or general motor deficit, paralysis, hemiparesis Headache Stupor[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Depression

    A depression in geology is a landform sunken or depressed below the surrounding area. Depressions form by various mechanisms. Erosion-related: Blowout: a depression created by wind erosion typically in either a partially vegetated sand dune ecosystem or dry soils (such as a post-glacial loess environment). Glacial[…][en.wikipedia.org]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Acute alcoholism is temporary and results in depression of the higher nerve cells, resulting in lack of coordination, impaired motor control, stupor, dehydration and nausea[epainassist.com] But always the first drink started me on the road to insensibility and stupor. All that was needed was one drink and a cigarette.[eskimo.com] Clubbing Muscle wasting Genitourinary Testicular atrophy Abdomen Hepatomegaly or small shrunken liver Splenomegaly Ascites Hepatic tenderness Neurologic Asterixis Confusion, stupor[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

  • Hyponatremia

    People may become unresponsive, aroused only by vigorous stimulation (stupor), and eventually cannot be aroused (coma). Death may follow.[merckmanuals.com] As the serum sodium falls to 115 mEq/L, stupor, neuromuscular hyperexcitability, hyperreflexia, seizures, coma, and death can result.[merckmanuals.com] […] manifestations are primarily neurologic (due to an osmotic shift of water into brain cells causing edema), especially in acute hyponatremia, and include headache, confusion, and stupor[merckmanuals.com]

  • Head Injury

    Headache, nausea, and postoperative stupor after spinal surgery, especially after an accidental durotomy, should be considered possible indications of intracranial hemorrhage[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] More serious head injuries may result in stupor, an unresponsive state, but one in which an individual can be aroused briefly by a strong stimulus, such as sharp pain; coma[ninds.nih.gov] A transtentorial herniation can have catastrophic consequences, including paralysis, stupor, coma, abnormal heart rhythms, disturbances or cessation of breathing, cardiac[merckmanuals.com]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    It affects memory, thinking, orientation, comprehension, calculation, learning capacity, language, and judgement. Consciousness is not affected.[who.int] Progression is evident as increasing impairment of memory developing gradually into a global impairment of cognition, including orientation, language, judgement, perceptual[dx.doi.org] The impairment in cognitive function is commonly accompanied, and occasionally preceded, by deterioration in emotional control, social behaviour, or motivation.[who.int]

  • Acidosis

    In respiratory acidosis, the earliest symptoms are Drowsiness may progress to stupor and coma as the oxygen in the blood becomes inadequate.[merckmanuals.com] Examination Lethargy, stupor and progression to a state of coma may occur, particularly in cases of poisoning.[patient.info] Stupor and coma can develop within moments if breathing stops or is severely impaired, or over hours if breathing is less dramatically impaired.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Stroke

    […] or veering Coordination problems in the arms and hands Slurred speech or inability to speak Sudden deviation of the eyes toward one direction Seizures Irregular breathing Stupor[drugs.com] Plum, F; Posner, JB (1966), The diagnosis of stupor and coma, Philadelphia, PA, USA: FA Davis, 197 pp. a b Fager, Susan; Beukelman, Dave; Karantounis, Renee; Jakobs, Tom ([en.wikipedia.org] According to Rufus of Ephesus (circa AD 100) the term was applied to the arteries of the neck because compression of these vessels produced stupor or sleep. 2 The ancient[dx.doi.org]

  • Dementia

    Common dementia signs and symptoms include: Memory loss Impaired judgement Difficulties with abstract thinking Faulty reasoning Inappropriate behavior Loss of communication[helpguide.org] […] and dementia who received electroconvulsive therapy with S-ketamine anesthesia at our psychiatric intensive care unit for the treatment of her therapy-resistant catatonic stupor[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Common dementia signs and symptoms Memory loss Impaired judgement Difficulties with abstract thinking Faulty reasoning Inappropriate behavior Loss of communication skills[helpguide.org]

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