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Assessment of the Awake but Unresponsive Patient - NCBI


The sight of an apparently awake but unresponsive patient challenges the clinical skills of all practitioners. Diagnostic and therapeutic strategies may not be  ...

The Acutely Comatose Patient - Medscape


At most institutions, the computed tomography (CT) scan is the fastest and most readily available imaging modality. In the evaluation of an unresponsive patient,  ...

Bedside emergency: Unconscious patients | Modern medicine


Sep 1, 2007 ... When a patient loses consciousness, his survival depends on your rapid assessment and quick action. Are you prepared?

Unresponsive Geriatric Patient? Think OD or Sepsis, First ...


MedicTests.com; Helping EMS students learn to provide exceptional care to unresponsive geriatric patients while preparing for the NREMT exam!

Coma. What is a Coma? | Patient


The patient is unresponsive and cannot be roused. ... A minority of coma patients may be able to open their eyes occasionally or groan and withdraw limbs from ...

Some unresponsive patients can pay attention, study finds | Fox News


Aug 13, 2013 ... Using specialized MRI machines, researchers found the brains of patients who were physically nonresponsive lit up on cue when the patients ...

Patient intubated- unresponsive- family distraught.. - Becoming


Feb 28, 2013 ... "Patient intubated- unresponsive- family distraught.." Those are the patient notes dated 11/01/01 as EMS and hospital workers desperately tried ...

Assessment of Pain in Non-vocal or Unresponsive ICU Patients ...


Dec 1, 2014 ... This special feature will review the most commonly used instruments for pain assessment with non-vocal or unresponsive ICU patients, and will ...

Unresponsive Patient Admitted to the Emergency Department


Unresponsive Patient. Admitted to the Emergency. Department. Irfan Warraich, MD,1 Ashwani Kumar, MD,2 Ratna Grewal,. MD,1 Rodney Tucay, MD,1 Jeffrey ...

Waking "Unresponsive" Patients - Emergency Physicians Monthly


Sep 4, 2007 ... Ever have a patient who is brought in “unresponsive”? You know — the ones who blink their eyes when you touch their face and the ones ...

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Care of an Unresponsive Patient with a Poor Prognosis — NEJM


Clinical Decisions from The New England Journal of Medicine — Care of an Unresponsive Patient with a Poor Prognosis.

Treating the silent, unresponsive patient - Healio


During the encounter the patient is observed to be alert, but silent and unresponsive. Her family relates that the right heel ulcer has been present for three ...

What to do when u find an unresponsive patient | allnurses


Jul 30, 2015 ... I got to the room and she said she couldn't wake the patient. The patients nurse came in a few seconds later and we both tried to wake the ...