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Descriptor English: Unconsciousness
Descriptor Spanish: Inconsciencia
Descriptor Portuguese: Inconsciência
Descriptor French: Perte de conscience
Entry term(s): Consciousness, Loss of
Loss of Consciousness
State, Unconscious
Unconscious State
Unconscious States
Tree number(s): C10.597.606.358.800
C23.888.592.604.359.800
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014474
Scope note: Loss of the ability to maintain awareness of self and environment combined with markedly reduced responsiveness to environmental stimuli. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp344-5)
Annotation: do not confuse with UNCONSCIOUS (PSYCHOLOGY), unconscious behavior or "the unconscious" in psychol
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Related: Syncope MeSH
DeCS ID: 14873
Unique ID: D014474
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Unconsciousness - Preferred
Concept UI M0022251
Scope note Loss of the ability to maintain awareness of self and environment combined with markedly reduced responsiveness to environmental stimuli. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp344-5)
Preferred term Unconsciousness
Entry term(s) Consciousness, Loss of
Loss of Consciousness
State, Unconscious
Unconscious State
Unconscious States



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