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21.  Heat Emergencies
Heat emergencies are health crises caused by exposure to hot weather and sun. Heat emergencies have three stages: heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heatstroke. All three stages are serious. If left untreated, the firs...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Confusion
  • Hyperventilation
  • Loss of appetite
  • Excessive sweating
  • Dark urine
22.  Dissection of the Aorta
The aorta is a large artery that carries blood out of your heart. If you experience a dissection of the aorta, it means that blood has entered the wall of the artery, between the inner and middle layers. This can happe...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Confusion
  • Mobility limitation
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dry skin
  • Abdominal pain radiating to the back
23.  Subarachnoid hemorrhage
Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) refers to bleeding within the subarachnoid space, which is the area between the brain and the tissues that cover the brain. The subarachnoid space is the space through which th...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Confusion
  • Blindness
  • Pain
  • Neck pain
  • Diplopia
24.  Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Ethyl alcohol, or ethanol, is the most commonly used drug in the world. Pharmacologically, alcohol is classified as a central nervous system depressant.
Symptoms:
  • Confusion
  • Binge drinking
  • Avoiding personal responsibility
  • Numbness
  • Aggressive outburst
25.  Dementia Overview
Dementia is a loss of brain function caused by certain diseases. Alzheimer's, Lewy Body & vascular dementia - symptoms of short term memory loss & cognitive impairment
Symptoms:
  • Confusion
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Retrograde amnesia
  • Speech difficulty
  • Unsteady gait
26.  Organic Brain Syndrome
Organic brain syndrome (OBS) is a general term for decreases in mental function that are not caused by a psychiatric disorder. Reduced mental function could include: problems with memory difficulties understandin...
Symptoms:
  • Confusion
  • Memory loss
  • Hard to awaken
  • Impaired self-care
  • Aimless movement
27.  Mini Stroke (Transient Ischemic Attack)
During a transient ischemic attack (TIA), also known as a mini stroke, blood stops flowing to the brain for a short period of time. However, a mini stroke doesn't kill brain cells like a stroke does. A mini strok...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Confusion
  • Unable to speak
  • Increase in blood pressure
  • Numbness of foot
  • High blood pressure
28.  Low Blood Potassium
Hypokalemia occurs when the blood's potassium levels are too low. A normal level of potassium is 3.6-5.2 millimoles per liter. Levels below 3.6 are considered low.
Symptoms:
  • Confusion
  • Change in bowel habit
  • Body ache
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Muscle weakness
29.  Low Blood Sodium (Hyponatremia)
Low blood sodium is also known as hyponatremia . Sodium is an electrolyte. It helps maintain the balance of water in and around your cells. Sodium is important for proper muscle and nerve function. It also keeps you...
Symptoms:
  • Confusion
  • Hallucinations
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Muscle weakness
30.  Encephalitis
Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain tissue. Most cases are caused by viral infections. In rare cases it can also be caused by bacteria.There are two main types of encephalitis-primary and secondary. Primar...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Confusion
  • Motor tic
  • Flat affect
  • Poor short-term memory
  • Poor long term memory
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