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1. American Cancer Society.
2. American Chemical Society.
3. American College of Surgeons.
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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.
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.
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.
Following exclusion of non--SLE-related problems, glucocorticoids and immunosuppressives are indicated for neuropsychiatric manifestations that reflect an immune or inflammatory process, including acute confusional state, aseptic meningitis, myelitis, psychosis, and cranial and peripheral neuropathies.
Brain damage associated with dementia also places these patients at risk for delirium or acute confusional state, further increasing disorientation and confusion.
Different types of psychiatric syndromes have been described and included psychosis, depression, acute confusional state, anxiety, cognitive dysfunction and mood disorder.

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