Re: confusional attack

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Posted by noreen from IP 69.115.199.87 on December 03, 2012 at 17:39:24:

In Reply to: confusional attack posted by Durga on December 01, 2012 at 12:15:03:

start with history,depending on the age: when did the attacks began? What does the patient mean by
confusion? What is she gets confused about? Is she taking any medication. If eldery, what is her daily life
activities like? does she go out shopping, does she talk on the phone? Does she cook? Who lives with
her.
then in PMH: Any history of HTn, High colestrol, DM, any history of fall? Any hx of head trauma? Any
history of surgery
Social History: Any alcohol use, any drug use, what kind of work she does? Any history of smoking cig?
FH: any hx of htn, DM, cancer,
DDx: R/o demtia age related
Demtentia due to multiinfarct
MI, Stroke
R/O INfection: meningitis

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