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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,  ...

unresponsive patient | allnurses


My old facility started a policy that a code blue is to be called on all unresponsive residents. Its confusing because it says charge nurse is to get the chart and ...

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!

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Unresponsive breathing adult - St John Ambulance


Get first aid tips and information from St John Ambulance about treating an unresponsive but breathing adult. Find out about the symptoms and treatment.

Unresponsive Wakefulness Syndrome and Minimally Conscious State


Dec 10, 2012 ... Although these patients “awaken” from their coma (i.e. open the eyes, start to breath unaided) they remain “unresponsive” (i.e. without response ...

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 ...

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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.

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 ...

8.02B. Unresponsive Patient - Paramedic Protocol Provider


Determine Unresponsiveness. Stimulate, "Are you OK?" If unresponsive, position patient appropriately*a. Open Airway, Assess for Respirations. Pediatric. Adult.