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Disturbed Consciousness by Mind Map: Disturbed Consciousness
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Disturbed Consciousness

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Hypnoid type

Somnolent

will fall asleep when not stimulated

stupor

Reacts to pain

coma

no reaction to pain

Most usefull measurement: Glasgwo Coma Scale

Case history

Trauma?

Examination

Sign of trauma?

Observation

e.g. atactic breath, medulla oblongata

Reaction to pain stimuli

Pupil/light reflex (2nd/3rd)

mesencephalon

Corneal reflect (5th-7th)

pons

Calorical stimulation

Imaging

In tact consciousness

Disturbed consciousness

Pathophysiology

Picture 1

Picture 2: overview

New node

Take Home Message

Clinical Approach

Acute descrease in consciousness

sedatives given?

Focal signs?

trauma?

Fever?

Blood paramaters?, Dont ever forget Glucose!

Imaging?, e.g. supratentorial infarct