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Acute toxic-metabolic encephalopathy (TME), which encompasses delirium and the acute confusional state, is an acute condition of global cerebral dysfunction in the absence of primary structural brain disease . An overview of TME in hospitalized patients will be discussed here; a diagnostic approach to delirium is presented separately.…

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Acute toxic-metabolic encephalopathy (TME) is a condition of acute global cerebral dysfunction manifested by altered consciousness, behavior changes, and/or seizures in the absence of primary ……

Acute toxic-metabolic encephalopathy in adults - UpToDate

Jun 26, 2018 · Acute toxic-metabolic encephalopathy (TME), which encompasses delirium and the acute confusional state, is an acute condition of global cerebral dysfunction in the absence of primary structural brain disease . An overview of TME in hospitalized patients will be discussed here; a diagnostic approach to delirium is presented separately.…

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Wernicke encephalopathy (WE) is an acute syndrome requiring emergent treatment to prevent death and neurologic morbidity. Korsakoff syndrome (KS) refers to a chronic neurologic condition that usually occurs as a consequence of WE.…

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Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) or portosystemic encephalopathy (PSE) is a reversible syndrome of impaired brain function occurring in patients with advanced liver failure (see "Hepatic encephalopathy in adults: Clinical manifestations and diagnosis"). However, HE is not a single clinical entity.…

Encephalopathy ACP Hospitalist

Jan 01, 2015 · Causes of acute toxic and metabolic encephalopathy include acute organ failure such as hepatic and renal; alcohol; dehydration; electrolyte imbalance; fever; hypertension; hypoxemia; illicit drugs; infections including sepsis; medications; toxic chemicals; and Wernicke (thiamine deficiency).…