Delirium risks
Delirium

  • A lung abscess is a bacterial infection that occurs in the lung tissue. The infection causes tissue to die, and pus collects in that space.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Coma, from the Greek word "koma," meaning deep sleep, is a state of extreme unresponsiveness, in which an individual exhibits no voluntary movement or behavior.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An epidural hematoma occurs when blood fills the area between the skull and the protective covering of the brain. It usually results from a traumatic injury to the head, and puts you at risk for brain damage or death.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Apathy is a lack of interest in life activities and/or interacting with others. It can affect a person's ability to keep a job, maintain personal relationships, and enjoy life.
    Source:HLCMS
  • The risk of developing Alzheimer's disease and forms of dementia increases as you age. Read our tips for preventing dementia, like learning a new language.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Memory change, or memory loss, is partial or complete loss of memory caused by a physical or psychological condition.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Also known as hypoglycemia, low blood sugar can be a dangerous condition. Hypoglycemia is rare in people who are not suffering from diabetes, the chronic disease that affects the body's ability to regulate blood sugar. Signs of hypoglycemia includ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Electrolyte disorders result in an imbalance of minerals in the body. For the body to function properly, certain minerals need to be maintained in an even balance. Otherwise, vital body systems, such as the muscles and brain, can be negatively aff...
    Source:HLCMS
  • In the past decade, mental health professionals have begun applying research to the study of happiness. The result is "positive psychology," a new field of inquiry that focuses on the emotions and personality traits that add up to a satisfying li...
    Source:HLCMS
  • The word "fantasy" is used to describe imagined things and/or events, especially when they are not probable or possible.
    Source:HLCMS
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