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ACS

or A.C.S.,

1. American Cancer Society.
2. American Chemical Society.
3. American College of Surgeons.
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However, addressing the cause of the acute confusional state can be challenging, he conceded, because delirium can result from virtually any drug or disease anywhere in the body.
Acute confusional state or delirium is a clinical constellation of neurological signs commonly encountered in elderly, i.e.
IVIG and plasmapheresis may be considered in patients with refractory cytopenias, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP), rapidly deteriorating acute confusional state, and the catastrophic variant of APS.
Altered mental status (AMS), or acute confusional state, describes an individual who fails to interact with environmental stimuli in an appropriate, anticipated manner.
Delirium is an acute confusional state common in older adults in hospital.
(7) In another trial, three patients discontinued treatment due to an acute confusional state, but the site investigator judged it unrelated to fesoterodine.
There were statistically significant differences in SLEDAI scores (P < 0.001), incidence of neurologic disorders (P = 0.001), levels of 24-h proteinuria (P = 0.001) and immunoglobulin M (P = 0.004), and incidence of acute confusional state (P = 0.002), cerebrovascular disease (P = 0.004), and seizure disorder (P = 0.028) between MRI abnormal and normal groups.
A diagnosis of acute confusional state secondary to malignant hypertension and severe hyperglycemia was made and the patient was started on intravenous (IV) fluids in the form of 0.9% saline, insulin and labetalol infusion.
"Toxic and metabolic encephalopathies may range in severity from the acute confusional state to frank coma," McCoyd added.
Hospital Course: She was diagnosed as acute confusional state, and she received IVF, PRBC, and correction of electrolytes.
Delirium is described as an acute confusional state that involves fluctuating changes in mentation and consciousness, disorganized thinking, and inattention (Holly, Cantwell, & Jadotte, 2012).

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