"Consciousness Disorders" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Organic mental disorders in which there is impairment of the ability to maintain awareness of self and environment and to respond to environmental stimuli. Dysfunction of the cerebral hemispheres or brain stem RETICULAR FORMATION may result in this condition.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Consciousness Disorders" by people in Profiles.
Herr K, Coyne PJ, Ely E, Gélinas C, Manworren RCB. Pain Assessment in the Patient Unable to Self-Report: Clinical Practice Recommendations in Support of the ASPMN 2019 Position Statement. Pain Manag Nurs. 2019 10; 20(5):404-417.
Tristán B, Gleichgerrcht E, Manes F. Acute loss of consciousness. Handb Clin Neurol. 2015; 127:195-204.
Kane I, Abramo T, Meredith M, Williams A, Crossman K, Wang W, Chandrasekhar R. Cerebral oxygen saturation monitoring in pediatric altered mental status patients. Am J Emerg Med. 2014 Apr; 32(4):356-62.
Duffy N, Olson M. Supporting a patient after a near-death experience. Nursing. 2007 Apr; 37(4):46-8.
Milner D, Losek JD, Schiff J, Sicoli R. Pediatric pericardial tamponade presenting as altered mental status. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2003 Feb; 19(1):35-7.
DaVanzo WJ, Ullian ME. L-carnitine administration reverses acute mental status changes in a chronic hemodialysis patient with hepatitis C infection. Clin Nephrol. 2002 May; 57(5):402-5.
Melzer-Lange M, Van Howe R, Losek JD. Esophageal foreign body presenting with altered consciousness. Am J Dis Child. 1988 Sep; 142(9):915-6.