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Glossary for Acute mental distress in children

Medical terms related to Acute mental distress in children or mentioned in this section include:

  • Acute disorientation in the elderly: Acute disorientation in the elderly refers to sudden mental confusion or loss of bearings with respect to time or place.
  • Acute mental deterioration: Sudden impairment of mental acuity .
  • Acute mental distress: Acute mental distress is a general term which can be used to describe a range of symptoms involving problems with feelings, behaviors, emotions and thoughts.
  • Acute mental distress in the elderly: Acute mental distress in the elderly is a general term which can be used to describe a range of symptoms involving problems with feelings, behaviors, emotions and thoughts.
  • Anoxia: A condition marked by a lack of oxygen.
  • Brain cancer: Cancer of the brain.
  • Brain tumour: various extrinsic and intrinsic factors add up to to cause tumour in the brain
  • Decreased LOC: measurement of a person's arousability and responsiveness to stimuli from the environment
  • Decreased level of consciousness: A persistent coma is called vegetative state.
  • Electrolyte imbalance: impairment in the level of electrolytes in the body
  • Encephalitis: Infection of the brain (as a symptom)
  • Epilepsy: Paroxysmal transient disturbances of brain function that may manifest as loss of consciousness, abnormal motor phenomena
  • Extradural hematoma: Bleeding in the skull outside the brain
  • Head injury: Any injury that occurs to the head
  • Hypoglycemia: Low blood sugar levels
  • Hypotension: Low blood pressure refers to blood pressure that is lower than the range that is considered normal. This may or may not cause symptoms and a person with low blood pressure may be catastrophically unwell, or perfectly well depending on the cause. Blood pressure refers to the pressure of the blood circulating through the blood vessels.
  • Hypoxia: This is where there is a reduction of oxygen supply to parts of the body below what is required for adequate perfusion
  • Low blood pressure: Low blood pressure refers to blood pressure that is lower than the range that is considered normal. This may or may not cause symptoms and a person with low blood pressure may be catastrophically unwell, or perfectly well depending on the cause. Blood pressure refers to the pressure of the blood circulating through the blood vessels.
  • Meningitis: Infection of the membrane around the brain (as a symptom)
  • Mental health conditions: Medical conditions related to mental health, emotions, behavior, personality, psychology, psychiatry, and so on.
  • Mental problems: Symptoms affecting judgement, thought or intelligence.
  • Neurological deterioration: decreased mental acuity
  • Sepsis: The presence of microorganisms in the blood circulation
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage: subarachnoid hemorrhage is bleeding in the area between the brain and the thin tissues that cover the brain. This area is called the subarachnoid space
  • Subdural hematoma: A condition which is characterized by a blood clot beneath the dura mater
  • Temporary confusion: brief or short term confusion

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