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Uti Elderly And Altered Mental Status


Connection between eldery/uti/ altered mental status


All great commentsthe other most common culprit for mental status change in the elderly pt when the neurological workup is negativepneumonia.[...]


Acute altered mental status in elderly patients | emsworld.com


3) disoriented thinking; and. 4) altered level of consciousness. 3. these items focus on sudden changes. it is important to try to distinguish sudden changes in[...]


Utility of lumbar puncture in the afebrile vs. febrile


1. j emerg med. 2007 jan;32(1):15-8. utility of lumbar puncture in the afebrile vs. febrile elderly patient with altered mental status: a pilot study.[...]


Altered mental status - university of colorado denver


David t. matero, m.d. assistantprofessor. emergencymedicine. university of colorado denver. altered mental status[...]


Criteria for urinary tract infection in the elderly


Criteria for urinary tract infection in the elderly: variables that challenge nursing assessment. susan j. midthun. disclosures. urol nurs. 2004;24(3)[...]


Community-acquired urinary tract infection in the elderly


Introduction . urinary tract infection (uti) is the second most common infectious complaint in geriatric clinics overall, and the most common outpatient complaint[...]


Cause Of Primary Pulmonary Hypertension

It is strange but true that the exact Cause of Primary Pulmonary Hypertension is yet to be ascertained. However, researchers in this regard suggest that certain diet drugs (appetite suppressants) can make a person more prone to developing this fatal condition.



The Link between Human Papilloma Virus and Cervical Cancer

Human Papilloma Viruses or HPVs are very dangerous and are a combined type of more than 100 various kinds of HPVs. They are called papilloma viruses for they are responsible for developing the appearance of genital warts or papillomas which can be classified as either benign or tumors that are non cancerous. But according to [...]



pap smear important for early detection of cervical cancer

Cervical cancer is the most common  cancer  found  in women, with the highest mortality rates. Almost 75% percent of female genital malignancies  occur  in the cervix or cervical area. The cervix is the uterus located between the  cavity of  the womb  (uterus) and vagina. The shape of the cervix is a cylindrical length of 3 [...]




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