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obtund

[äb′tənd]
(medicine)
To make dull or reduce, as to obtund sensibility.
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8-11) The main clinical signs observed in this Amazon parrot were intermittent periods of obtundation, failure to eat, behavior changes, weight loss, and incoordination.
Typically in NCSE, a patient will undergo a tonic-clonic seizure, followed by a continuous or punctuated period of behavioral change or degree of obtundation that will occur for about 30 minutes with identifiable seizure activity on an EEG.
Prolonged obtundation, seizures beyond 72 hours, excessive irritability, focal neurologic findings, enlarging head circumference, persistently abnormal cerebrospinal fluid values, or relapse or recurrence all call for a CT or MRI.
Signs of lead encephalopathy include obtundation, headache, and persistent vomiting.
Signs: indications of cerebral irritation, including convulsions, lethargy, obtundation, apnea, bulging fontanelle, poor feeding, increased irritability, bradycardia and/or shock.
12) They found that use of McCoy laryngoscope resulted in lesser change in heart rate and blood pressure compared to Macintosh laryngoscope when fentanyl was not used in obtundation of stress response.
Patients with Parkinson's Disease or Dementia with Lewy Bodies are reported to have an increased sensitivity to antipsychotic medication, Manifestations of this increased sensitivity include confusion, obtundation, postural instability with frequent falls, extrapyramidal symptoms, and clinical features consistent with the neuroleptic malignant syndrome.
euthanasia Bangladesh B1 Obtundation B2 Respiratory +/- mild neurologic signs B3 Respiratory +/- neurologic signs B4 Respiratory signs, neurologic signs, and obtundation B5 Neurologic signs and obtundation B6 Respiratory signs, neurologic signs, hemorrhage, and obtundation B7 Neurologic signs B8 Respiratory signs, neurologic signs, and obtundation Malaysia M9 Respiratory signs, neurologic signs, hemorrhage, and obtundation M10 Respiratory signs, neurologic signs, hemorrhage, and obtundation M11 NA M12 Neurologic signs and severe hemorrhage M13 Respiratory signs, hemorrhage, and obtundation M14 Neurologic signs, hemorrhage, and obtundation M15 Neurologic signs, hemorrhage, and obtundation NiV type and ferret no.
The fifth patient was an otherwise healthy 18-year-old with prolonged obtundation after suspected viral encephalitis.
In more than 100 patients with nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE) at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, the diagnosis of NCSE was missed or delayed for vanous reasons, such as attributing lethargy and confusion to a postictal state or believing obtundation resulted from alcohol or drugs.