Disease Information for Barbiturate/sedative abuse/dependent

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Acute ataxia
Altered mental status Mental status change
Confusion/Disoriented
Delirium
Delirium/Agitated delirium
Insomnia
Intoxicated state/ataxia/slurred speech
Memory Loss in Elderly
Short term memory loss
Slow speech
Slurred speech
Slurred Speech/Acute
Slurred speech/Chronic
Staggering Gait
Stupor/poor reponse to stimulus
Sudden unconsciousness
Tremor
Unable to tandem walk/straight line
Bradypnea Decreased respiratory rate
Cheyne-Stokes respiration
Manic behavior
Low body temperature
Clinical Presentation & Variations
HIV AIDS with Cognitive Decline
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Carbon Dioxide Total Content/CO2
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acidosis, respiratory
Acute respiratory failure/Respiratory arrest
Apnea
Central respiratory drive depression
Drug induced Myopathy.
Drug induced tremor/movement disorder
Hypothermia
Metabolic encephalopathy
Pseudodementia/Reversible dementia
Sedation/torpor induced
Withdrawal syndrome
Ataxia Disorder
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Addiction/hallucinagen/street drug (category)
DRUG/Sedative/hypnotic medication (example)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/CNS Respiratory Drive Center Suppressed
Pathophysiology/Tissue hypoxia/potential
Process
PROCESS/Personality disorder (ex)
Toxin
TOXIN/Decreases Respiratory Rate
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Tranquilizer/sedation
Definition
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