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Consciousness Disorders Summary

Description: Organic mental disorders in which there is impairment of the ability to maintain awareness of self and environment and to respond to environmental stimuli. Dysfunction of the cerebral hemispheres or brain stem RETICULAR FORMATION may result in this condition.

Also Known As: Altered Level of Consciousness; Consciousness, Level Depressed; Depressed Level of Consciousness; Consciousness Disorder; Consciousness, Level Altered Show All >>

Networked: 107 relevant articles (5 outcomes, 3 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Consciousness Disorders

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Naloxone (Narcan) : 1 outcome in 3 results : FDA 60 Generic
  2. Ibuprofen (Motrin) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 197 Generic
  3. Copper : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  4. 3-aminobutyric acid : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  5. Creatine Kinase (Creatine Phosphokinase) : 4 results : IBA
  6. Blood Glucose (Blood Sugar) : 4 results : IBA
  7. Antipsychotic Agents (Antipsychotics) : 3 results : IBA
  8. Cyclosporine (Ciclosporin) : 2 results : FDA 20 Generic
  9. Valproic Acid (Valproate, Semisodium) : 2 results : FDA 51 Generic
  10. Immunoglobulin M (IgM) : 2 results : IBA
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  5. Meningeal Carcinomatosis
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Key Therapies for Consciousness Disorders

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  1. Positive-Pressure Respiration (PEEP) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results
  2. Intravenous Infusions : 1 outcome in 1 result
  3. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 outcome in 1 result
  4. Carotid Endarterectomy : 1 study in 1 result
  5. Resuscitation : 3 results
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