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mental

1
1. affected by mental illness
2. concerned with care for persons with mental illness
3. Slang insane

mental

2
Anatomy of or relating to the chin

mental

[′men·təl]
(anatomy)
Pertaining to the chin. Also known as genial.
(psychology)
Pertaining to the mind, psyche, or inner self.
Pertaining to the intellectual or cognitive functions.
Imaginary or unreal, as when a pain is said to be purely mental.
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The patient was treated with lactulose enema, and within 1 hour his mental status improved dramatically.
Flow cytometry has become a routine ancillary tool for the clinicians in the workup of any patient with altered mental status at our hospital.
The clinicians at Sheppard Pratt have developed and are using their own assessment-the Sheppard Pratt Suicide Risk Assessment (SPSRA)--which in eludes 13 questions and three domains of risk: expressed intentions regarding suicide, mental status findings pertinent to risk, and aspects of history pertinent to risk.
We further evaluated the value of manually extracted vital signs and mental status data in model predictive ability in relation to electronically captured laboratory results, demographics, and diagnosis-based administrative data.
The man is not in the correct state of mind and we're waiting for a medical report that will tell us more about him and his mental status," said Col.
In the new study, researchers assessed the mental status of 1,221 Utah couples who had agreed to be part of a health study that started in 1995.
Following is coverage of examination techniques and equipment, and mental status, nutrition, and pain assessment.
Carroll conceded McKnight's mental status might be an issue even if he is cleared for the game.
Based on the evidence thus far, his mental status must be raised,'' Mr Galligan said.
7,8) The Katz instrument measures of function include bathing, dressing, toileting, eating, transferring, and remaining continent, but does not address other functions such as mental status and the ability to move in bed, which are important functional activities for patients in the acute setting.
However, after adjustment of the results for gender, growth, brain lesions, duration of ventilation, sepsis, postnatal steroids, and patent ductus arteriosus, biparietal diameter emerged as the only independent predictor of mental status at age 2 years.
It impacts on the patients' physical and mental status, and also transforms their lives and that of their family and loved ones.