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What is Unconsciousness?

What is Unconsciousness?

  • Unconsciousness: Loss of consciousness that may result from a wide variety of causes. An unconscious person is usually completely unresponsive to their environment or people around them. Unconsciousness can occur as a result of brain injury, lack of oxygen or poisoning as well as numerous other conditions.
  • Unconsciousness: profound state of unconsciousness associated with depressed cerebral activity from which the individual cannot be aroused; coma generally occurs when there is dysfunction or injury involving both cerebral hemispheres or the brain stem.
    Source - Diseases Database

Unconsciousness: Introduction

Types of Unconsciousness:

Broader types of Unconsciousness:

How serious is Unconsciousness?

Complications of Unconsciousness: see complications of Unconsciousness

What causes Unconsciousness?

Causes of Unconsciousness: see causes of Unconsciousness
Risk factors for Unconsciousness: see risk factors for Unconsciousness

What are the symptoms of Unconsciousness?

Symptoms of Unconsciousness: see symptoms of Unconsciousness

Complications of Unconsciousness: see complications of Unconsciousness

Unconsciousness: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Unconsciousness.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Unconsciousness.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Unconsciousness: Emergency Medicine Physician, Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Unconsciousness.
Treatments for Unconsciousness: see treatments for Unconsciousness
Research for Unconsciousness: see research for Unconsciousness

Name and Aliases of Unconsciousness

Main name of condition: Unconsciousness

Other names or spellings for Unconsciousness:

Reduced level of consciousness, Coma, Drowsiness, Narcosis, Sedation, Somnolence, Unconscious state Source - Diseases Database


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