loss of consciousness

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the occurrence of a loss of the ability to perceive and respond

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Mild injury is defined as a Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score of 13-15, with 15 being completely normal, plus a 0-to 20-minute loss of consciousness (LOC) and amnesia lasting less than 24 hours.
Needless to say, in oxygen-deficient atmospheres, such as Ladakh which is at a dizzying altitude, even soldiers with a well-built physique experience grave health concerns such as loss of consciousness.
Brief loss of consciousness that causes the casualty to fall to the ground.
Loss of Consciousness was more common when, there was a single mandibular fracture (54.
Their results also showed a series of changes that occurred in a specific order during loss of consciousness and then repeated in reverse order as consciousness returned.
For example, loss of consciousness is actually less predictive than loss of memory.
Should you experience dizziness, a lightheaded spell, or loss of consciousness, tell your doctor immediately because a pacemaker may be indicated at that time.
The chief complaints were falls and back injuries, breathing problems and loss of consciousness.
It has been scientifically proven in studies published in Germany (German Veterinary Weekly, 1978) that during the seconds between initial cut to the neck and complete loss of consciousness, the animal feels no pain on EEG recordings of the brain.
a period of self-limited cerebral hypoperfusion) presents a number of clinical challenges in that it is only one of many causes of transient loss of consciousness (TLOC) and usually the patient has recovered by the time of medical evaluation.
After exclusion of 149 for missing data and 40 with head injuries that did not involve loss of consciousness or altered mental status, the study group comprised 2,525 soldiers.
Fatigue is more insidious than hypoxia, loss of consciousness, dehydration, and even spatial disorientation.
They donned oxygen masks but were unable to obtain oxygen from the system, resulting in loss of consciousness.
When you are facing a life threatening situation such as loss of consciousness, breathing trouble, or excessive bleeding, calling 911 may be your best option.