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Apallic Syndrome


Presentation

  • We here present a new name for this challenging neurological condition: unresponsive wakefulness syndrome (abbreviated UWS). DISCUSSION: Many clinicians feel uncomfortable when referring to patients as vegetative.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • We here present a new name for this challenging neurological condition: unresponsive wakefulness syndrome (abbreviated UWS). Discussion Many clinicians feel uncomfortable when referring to patients as vegetative.[springermedizin.de]
  • Confirmation by a Consultant Neurologist must be present.[meshio.com]
Physician
  • We here offer physicians the possibility to refer to this condition as unresponsive wakefulness syndrome or UWS.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • ‘Medical Staff’ is defined as Doctors (General Physicians and Specialists), nurses, laboratory technicians, dentists (surgeons and nurses), ambulance workers who are working in the medical centre or hospital or dental clinics/polyclinics in Malaysia.[meshio.com]
Unconscious State
  • Eilander HJ, Wijnen VJ, Scheirs JG, de Kort PL, Prevo AJ: Children and young adults in a prolonged unconscious state due to severe brain injury: outcome after an early intensive neurorehabilitation programme.[springermedizin.de]
Unconscious State
  • Eilander HJ, Wijnen VJ, Scheirs JG, de Kort PL, Prevo AJ: Children and young adults in a prolonged unconscious state due to severe brain injury: outcome after an early intensive neurorehabilitation programme.[springermedizin.de]
Jaundice
  • Drug-induced or toxic causes of Parkinsonism are excluded. (23) Chronic Liver Disease End stage liver failure evidenced by permanent jaundice, ascites, encephalopathy and portal hypertension.[meshio.com]
Meningism
  • Bakteri Meningitis 34 Poliomyelitis / Polio 35 Apallic Syndrome / Sindrom Apalik 36 Loss of Independent Existence /Kehilangan Kemampuan Mandiri SME Group Health Rp The First Critical Illness product Critical illness insurance was founded by Dr Marius[dmacasia.com]
  • Calvet J, Coll J: Meningitis of sinusoid origin with the form of coma vigil. Rev Otoneuroophtalmol. 1959, 31: 443-445. PubMed 4. Jennett B, Plum F: Persistent vegetative state after brain damage. A syndrome in search of a name.[springermedizin.de]
  • Bur Hole and brain surgery as a result of an accident is excluded. (32) Bacterial Meningitis Bacterial meningitis causing inflammation of the membranes of the brain or spinal cord resulting in permanent neurological deficit lasting for a minimum period[meshio.com]
Loss of Speech
  • […] of Speech / Kehilangan Kemampuan Berbicara 20 Major Burns / Luka Bakar Besar 21 Terminal Illness 22 End Stage Lung Disease / Penyakit Paru-paru tahap akhir 23 Cronic Liver Disease / Penyak Hati Kronis 24 Motor Neurone Disease / Penyakit Motor Neuron[dmacasia.com]
  • For the purpose of this definition, aorta shall mean the thoracic and abdominal aorta but not its branches. (15) Loss of Speech Total and irrecoverable loss of the ability to speak for a continuous period of 12 months.[meshio.com]
Aphasia
  • Majerus S, Bruno MA, Schnakers C, Giacino JT, Laureys S: The problem of aphasia in the assessment of consciousness in brain-damaged patients. Prog Brain Res. 2009, 177: 49-61. full_text. CrossRef PubMed 33.[springermedizin.de]
Seizure
  • […] the Life Assured had reached the age of 12 years next birthday. (28) Benign Brain Tumor A life-threatening, non-cancerous tumor in the brain giving rise to characteristic signs of increased intra-cranial pressure such as papilledema, mental symptoms, seizures[meshio.com]

Treatment

  • Given these concerns regarding the negative associations intrinsic to the term vegetative state as well as the diagnostic errors and their potential effect on the treatment and care for these patients (who sometimes never recover behavioral signs of consciousness[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Need for Critical Illness cover Critical illness cover was originally sold with the intention of providing financial protection to individuals following the diagnosis or treatment of an illness deemed critical The finances received could be used to: •[dmacasia.com]
  • However, the benefit payable will not apply if any medical cure is found for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome or the effects of the HIV virus or a medical treatment is developed which results in the prevention of the occurrence of AIDS.[meshio.com]

Prognosis

  • Dolce G, Quintieri M, Serra S, Lagani V, Pignolo L: Clinical signs and early prognosis in vegetative state: a decisional tree, data-mining study. Brain Inj. 2008, 22: 617-623. 10.1080/02699050802132503. CrossRef PubMed 19.[springermedizin.de]

Etiology

  • Etiology Trauma - most common cause, we can usually find many damage places all around the brain cortex Diffusion anoxia - unconscious people, who can inhaled their vomit Bleeding - aneurysms Ischemia Congenital abnormalities Future of Patients Nowadays[wikilectures.eu]

Prevention

  • However, the benefit payable will not apply if any medical cure is found for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome or the effects of the HIV virus or a medical treatment is developed which results in the prevention of the occurrence of AIDS.[meshio.com]

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