Another 17% (435) reported some other injury during deployment with no loss of consciousness
or altered mental status, most commonly resulting from a fall or injury during training.
said his main indications for hyperbaric treatment include loss of consciousness
, syncope, persistent altered mental status, seizure, hypotension, ataxia, and significant symptoms that persist after mask oxygen.
The patient denied any loss of consciousness
, nausea, vomiting, dysphagia, or change in vision.
In neurologic syncope, a careful examination will yield a history of seizure activity, prolonged loss of consciousness
, diplopia, headache, muscle aches, and postictal symptoms.
The ANN guidelines divide concussion into three levels: Grade 1, which involves no loss of consciousness
, with symptoms resolved in less than 15 minutes; Grade 2, with no loss of consciousness
and symptoms lasting more than 15 minutes; and Grade 3, causing a loss of consciousness
for any period of time.
Whenever a head blow produces an alteration of mental status, including transient confusion or amnesia with or without loss of consciousness
, the athlete should be taken out of the activity until examined by a health-care provider familiar with these guidelines.
There was no loss of consciousness
, and no investigation of possible MTBI at the time of injury.
an acronym for head injury assessment (H = hit on head, E = emergency room visits, L = loss of consciousness
, P = any problems?
flushed skin, dry mouth, hallucinations (particularly seeing "small" people), and loss of consciousness
for extended periods of time.
Only call 999 or go to A&E in a genuine life-threatening emergency, such as loss of consciousness
, confused state and fits, persistent, severe chest pain, breathing difficulties or severe bleeding that can't be stopped.
As the team struggles to find an explanation for his loss of consciousness
and unresponsiveness to their treatments, they recruit former prison doctor Jessica Adams.
5-cm right parietal scalp laceration, moderate bleeding, and an underlying hematoma, even though there was no loss of consciousness
, vomiting, or seizure activity.