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a feeling of embarrassment that leaves you confused

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an act causing a disorderly combination of elements with identities lost and distinctions blended

a mistake that results from taking one thing to be another

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The researchers then identified the following as risk factors for stroke, acute confusion and the combination of the two: hypertension, diabetes, carotid bruit (abnormal sound heard through a stethoscope when listening to blood flow in the carotid artery), previous stroke, age and time on the cardiopulmonary bypass pump (heart-lung machine).
Based on this research, risk factors for stroke and acute confusion following CABG have been developed.
The nursing diagnoses included acute confusion, impaired verbal communication and impaired physical mobility.
Acute confusion (AC) or delirium has been described in the clinical setting as reversible dementia, pseudosenility and acute brain syndrome.
Yet elders in LTC facilities or these facilities have been neglected as a study population in the acute confusion research.
Clinically differentiating between chronic and acute confusion is difficult given the high prevalence of dementia in LTC and the infrequent contact of primary care providers with LTC residents.
The NEECHAM Confusion Scale is a 9-item instrument for use by nurses in detecting the presence and severity of acute confusion with older hospitalized adults.
The Discomfort Screen expands an instrument developed as part of the Acute Confusion and Hospitalized Elders: Patterns and Interventions Study for use with confused elderly patients.
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