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
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
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.