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Descriptor English: Confusion
Descriptor Spanish: Confusión
Descriptor Portuguese: Confusão
Descriptor French: Confusion
Entry term(s): Bewilderment
Confusion, Post Ictal
Confusion, Post-Ictal
Confusion, Reactive
Confusional State
Confusional States
Disorientation
Post-Ictal Confusion
Reactive Confusion
State, Confusional
States, Confusional
Tree number(s): C10.597.606.337
C23.888.592.604.339
F01.700.250
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003221
Scope note: A mental state characterized by bewilderment, emotional disturbance, lack of clear thinking, and perceptual disorientation.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
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
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under COGNITION DISORDERS 1975-90
Online Note: search COGNITION DISORDERS 1969-74
History Note: 91(75); was see under COGNITION DISORDERS 1975-90
DeCS ID: 3245
Unique ID: D003221
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Confusion - Preferred
Concept UI M0005001
Scope note A mental state characterized by bewilderment, emotional disturbance, lack of clear thinking, and perceptual disorientation.
Preferred term Confusion
Entry term(s) Confusional State
Confusional States
State, Confusional
States, Confusional
Disorientation - Narrower
Concept UI M0337389
Preferred term Disorientation
Confusion, Reactive - Narrower
Concept UI M0337388
Preferred term Confusion, Reactive
Entry term(s) Reactive Confusion
Bewilderment - Narrower
Concept UI M0337386
Preferred term Bewilderment
Confusion, Post-Ictal - Narrower
Concept UI M0337387
Preferred term Confusion, Post-Ictal
Entry term(s) Confusion, Post Ictal
Post-Ictal Confusion



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