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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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Her cognition becomes sharper around ovulation, and that may influence her mental status and perhaps the neuroplasticity of her brain.
In addition, the efficacy of therapy is also influenced by the categorization of the mental status of patients and it is also important to highlight that patients with mental disorders regularly undergo unpredictable emotional changes.
Acidemia is an infrequent but real cause of altered mental status (8).
Importantly, other important causes of altered mental status should be ruled out, including nonconvulsive seizures and central nervous system infections.
He denied any psychiatric symptoms and his mental status examination continued to be unremarkable.
Infectious Disease was consulted due to concern for meningitis due to altered mental status and fever.
11:58 a.m.: West Boylston Street, ambulance needed at CVS Pharmacy for a person with altered mental status.
We also included Charlson comorbidity index score, previous use of antibiotics in the same admission, mental status through Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) in the day of the bacteremia as clinical data.
Consequently, at our institution, FCA of CSF has become a routine screening method in the workup of patients with altered mental status, even when CNS lymphoma ranks low on the list of potential etiologies.
One example is the Saint Louis University Mental Status (SLUMS) cognitive assessment tool, which is in public domain.
The study by the premier medical institute's departments of community medicine, biostatistics and psychiatry has defined healthy mental status as " living without tension and satisfaction in routine life".