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Neurological Assessment

Exam 7
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Level of Awareness
Person Place Time and Situation
Levels of Consciousness
Awake and Alert
Lethargy
Stuporous
Comatose (Glasgow)
Lethargy
a lowered level of consciousness marked by listlessness, drowsiness, and apathy.
Stuporous
A state of impaired consciousness characterized by a marked diminution in the capacity to react to environmental stimuli.
Comatose
in a state of deep and usually prolonged unconsciousness.
Glasgow Coma Scale
Assessment tool used to determine consciousness in clients. The Score of 15 reveals a fully oriented person. Like to see better than 12, lowest score is 3. Consists of eye movement, motor and verbal response.
Memory
Immediate
Past
Abstract Reasoning
Use proverb. A literal explanation or repeats the phrase means intellectual ability is impaired.
Language
Expressive and receptive aphasia
Expressive Aphasia
Cannot speak or write
Receptive Aphasia
Cannot understand written or spoken words