An allergic asthma. It is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the lung airways. It’s symptoms are made worse by exposure to an allergen (e.g., dust, mold, pollen, dust mite allergens and animal dander) to which the patient has been sensitized.
Uti Elderly And Altered Mental Status
All great commentsthe other most common culprit for mental status change in the elderly pt when the neurological workup is negativepneumonia.[...]
Delirium and dementia are not the same. delirium is also not the same as a gradual mental status change. the prehospital screening assessment for dementia mentioned[...]
1. emerg med clin north am. 1998 nov;16(4):701-15, v. elderly patients with altered mental status. o'keefe kp(1), sanson tg. author information: (1[...]
1. continuum (minneap minn). 2011 oct;17(5 neurologic consultation in the hospital):967-83. doi: 10.1212/01.con.0000407055.17661.33. altered mental status.[...]
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