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Acute confusional state

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  • Intracranial pathology
    • Vascular
    • Raised pressure
    • Parkinson disease
    • Epileptic fit
    • Infection – Encephalitis, Meningitis
    • Head injury – Concussion
  • Systemic pathology
    • Infection- Chest/ Urinary/ Cellulitis
    •  Metabolic- HypoNa/ HyperNa/ HyperCal/HyperPara/Metastatic/ Myeloma
    • Endocrine- DM/ Thyroid/ Addison disease
    • Shock/Hypoxia- MI/TachyBrady/Respiratory/ Loss of blood volume/ Loss of vascular tone- Sepsis/Sever anemia/ Carbon monoxide/ PE
    • Nutritional deficiencies – thiamine
    • Hypothermia
    • Unreported discomfort- fracture hip/ fecal impaction/
    • Drugs- polypharmacy
    • Alcohol withdrawal.




Written by M Khairul Z

May 20, 2017 at 10:08 am

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