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Clouding of consciousness

Clouding of consciousness
a state in which the patients mental state is clouded and thus not fully in contact with the environment.

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CLOUDING OF CONSCIOUNESS-
Italic textLesser stages of impairment of consciouness,on a continuum from alertness and awareness to coma(Lishman,1997).The patient may be-
1.Drowsy
2.Agitated
3.Memory disturbed(mostly short term)
4.Disorientation
5.Impaired intellectual functions like-attention
concentration
comprehension
judgement
recognition
etc.


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