Show Summary Details
Page of

Neurology 

Neurology
Chapter:
Neurology
Author(s):

Martin Beed

, Richard Sherman

, and Ravi Mahajan

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199696277.003.0005
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD MEDICINE ONLINE (www.oxfordmedicine.com). © Oxford University Press, 2016. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Medicine Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 26 May 2019

Decreased consciousness

Seizures and status epilepticus

Stroke/thromboembolic stroke

Intracerebral haemorrhage

Subarachnoid haemorrhage

Traumatic brain injury

Raised intracranial pressure

Meningitis and encephalitis

Agitation/confusion/aggression

Alcohol withdrawal

Neuromuscular weakness and paralysis

Guillain–Barré syndrome

Myasthenia gravis

↓consciousness occurs in many diseases requiring admission to intensive care, and is often a cause for admission in its own right. Changes in neurological state may be related to intracranial pathology, or may occur in response to respiratory, circulatory, or metabolic disorders....

Access to the complete content on Oxford Medicine Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.