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a. The act of confusing or the state of being confused: Backstage confusion made the rehearsal difficult.
b. An instance of being confused: "After his awakening to Chicano identity, he briefly mastered his inner confusions and found an articulate voice" (David C. Unger).
2. Psychology A mental state involving impaired orientation with respect to time, place, or person.

con·fu′sion·al adj.
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En conclusion, se hallo frecuencia alta (34,9%) del sindrome confusional agudo en pacientes adultos mayores no criticos que se hospitalizan en el servicio de emergencia del Hospital Nacional Edgardo Rebagliati Martins Lima-Peru, 2010.
The general condition deteriorated further with development of vomiting and acute confusional state.
Most adverse CNS events (eg, convulsion, confusional state, agitation) developed rather quicldy--in some cases within a few minutes of FQ administration and in others, within the first one to 8 days.
The cognitive and behavioral nature of acute confusional states.
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.
Different types of psychiatric syndromes have been described and included psychosis, depression, acute confusional state, anxiety, cognitive dysfunction and mood disorder.
If the patient presents with abnormal movements and behaviour during the first third of the night, a diagnosis of partial arousal disorder (sleep walking, sleep terror, confusional arousal) is strongly suggested.
Moving elderly patients can precipitate acute confusional states and general deterioration of health.
1) The most common events were headache, mood disorders, cognitive dysfunction, anxiety disorder, cerebrovascular disease, seizure disorders, acute confusional states, polyneuropathy, mononeuropathy, and psychosis.
It relies on observations both by family members or caretakers and clinicians to assess four symptoms: acute confusional onset, inattention, disorganized thinking, and altered level of consciousness.
Attentional networks, confusional states and neglect syndrome.
Non-REM parasomnias, also termed "arousal disorders", such as Confusional Arousals, Sleep Terrors, or Sleep Walking can be considered "primary sleep disorders" or "secondary" when associated with an identifiable cause such as a seizure disorder, obstructive sleep apnea, nocturnal cardiac ischemia, or nocturnal paroxysmal dystonia, for example.