Disorders of Consciousness: Handbook of Clinical Neurology by G. Bryan Young, Eelco F. M. Wijdicks

By G. Bryan Young, Eelco F. M. Wijdicks

Книга problems of recognition: guide of scientific Neurology issues of recognition: guide of scientific NeurologyКниги Медицина Автор: G. Bryan younger, Eelco F. M. Wijdicks Год издания: 2008 Формат: pdf Издат.:Elsevier Страниц: 416 Размер: 9,4 ISBN: 0444518959 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:This name is directed basically in the direction of wellbeing and fitness care execs outdoors of the U.S.. A quantity within the HANDBOON OF medical NEUROLOGY sequence (Series Editors: Michael J. Aminoff, division of Neurology, college of California, San Francisco, united states; François Boller, Bethesda, united states; Dick F. Swaab, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam, the Netherlands) on issues of attention.

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Immediate memory is also necessary for orientation to time and place, and delirious patients exhibit disorientation. In mild cases, a patient may demonstrate only disorientation to time (American Psychiatric Association, 2000). Many patients confabulate during episodes of delirium, and directed questions must be used to determine that memory is impaired. , brown, shirt, and honesty) after a few minutes of distraction. , 1996). Perception, particularly discrimination and integration of new percepts with past ones, is always disturbed to some extent in delirium (Lipowski, 1990).

4. The minimally conscious state (Ch. 6) consists of some interaction with the environment, such as tracking with the eyes (akinetic mutism) or limited responses, but the patient’s integrated brain function is grossly impaired. The patient is dependent and does not initiate anything other than basic homeostatic activity. 5. Stupor and coma (Ch. 4). Stupor is a state of impaired alertness in which the patient can briefly be aroused to eye opening and some responsiveness. The patient goes back to an eyes-closed, noninteractive state when the stimulation ceases.

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