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Delirium and Psychotic Symptoms Associated with Hyperglycemia in a Patient with Poorly controlled Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Delirium and Psychotic Symptoms Associated with Hyperglycemia in a Patient with Poorly controlled Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

by Rui Lopes, MD, and Bernardo Dias Pereira, MD Dr. Lopes is with the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Porto in Porto, Portugal. Dr. Pereira is with the Department of Endocrinology and Nutrition at the Hospital do Divino Espírito Santo de Ponta Delgada in Azores, Portugal, and the Pre-clinical Section of the Medicine […]

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Letter to the editor: Diagnosing Disorder of Consciousness: The Opening of Pandora’s Box!

Letter to the editor: Diagnosing Disorder of Consciousness: The Opening of Pandora’s Box!

| April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dear Editor: Consciousness is a multifaceted concept that has two major components: awareness of environment of self (i.e., the content of consciousness) and wakefulness (i.e., the level of consciousness). Whereas the level of arousal reflects the overall state of activity in the brain, conscious awareness is a more dynamic and complex process involving various cerebral […]

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Neuroimaging in Delirious Intensive Care Unit Patients:  A Preliminary Case Series Report

Neuroimaging in Delirious Intensive Care Unit Patients: A Preliminary Case Series Report

| September 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

There exists uncertainty regarding the role of magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of intensive care unit delirious patients. This case series describes preliminary magnetic resonance imaging findings obtained because of delirium, subsequent in-hospital clinical decisions, and post-discharge neurocognitive outcomes in intensive care unit survivors.

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When Should Brain Imaging be Performed? A Case Report of Caudate Nucleus Infarct

When Should Brain Imaging be Performed? A Case Report of Caudate Nucleus Infarct

| January 15, 2010 | 0 Comments

by Sangsoo Lee, MD; Dae Yoon Kim, MD; Jung Soo Kim, MD; Sainath Manda, MD; Lilia Danilov, MD; Mostafa El-Refai, MD; and Steven Lippmann, MD Dr. Lee is from the Department of Psychiatry, Armed Forces Gangneung Hospital, South Korea; Dr. DY Kim is from the Department of Radiology, Armed Forces Gangneung Hospital, South Korea; Dr. […]

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