Disease Information for Hypercapnea Hypercarbia

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
P2 sound accentuated
Right ventricular heave
Liver flap tremor/Asterixis
Weak/Weak as a kitten (symptom)
Altered mental status Mental status change
Cognitive defect
Cognitive deficit/mild
Confusion/agitation on exam
Confusion/Disoriented
Daytime Sleepiness
Delirium
Delirium/Agitated delirium
Difficulty concentrating/Distraction/Forgetful
Drowsiness/somnolence
Fatigability
Headache
Headache, exertional
Impaired judgement/signs
Lethargy/torpor
Myoclonus/Myoclonic jerks on exam
Obtunded/poorly responsive status/signs
Papilledema on exam
Stupor/poor reponse to stimulus
Sudden unconsciousness
Unconscious/Narcosis status
Hard to ween from ventilator
Rapid Breathing
Tachypnea/Increased respiratory rate
Yawning
Enervated/extreme acute fatigue
Fatigue
Fatigue Tiredness Exhaustion
Hypersomnia/Increased need for sleep
Weakness non-neuromuscular/systemic
Blurred Optic Disk Margin
Retinal fundus congested/edematous (eye)/sign
Retinal veins tortuous/distended
Typical Clinical Presentation
Coma with normal Head CT Scan
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Hypertension Abrupt Onset
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Chloride serum (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Carbon Dioxide Total Content/CO2
PCO2, arterial blood (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Lumbar puncture/Increased CSF pressure/LP test
Visual fields Test/blind spot enlarged
EKG (ECG)
EKG/Non-specific ST-T Wave changes (ECG)
EKG/Changes/abnormalities (ECG)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Myxedema coma
Associated Disease & Complications
Acidosis, respiratory
Amnesia
Coma/Unconscious
Cor pulmonale
Encephalopathy/CNS effect
Metabolic encephalopathy
Organic brain syndrome
Pseudotumor cerebri
Psychosis
Secondary Psychosis/Symptomatic
Sleep apnea/central type
Vascular headache
Toxic Encephalopathy/Poisoning
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Tranquilizer/sedative administration
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Lung Disorder (ex)
CLASS/Pulmonic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/CNS depression
Pathophysiology/CSF Pressure Increased
Process
PROCESS/Biochemical (category)
PROCESS/Complicating disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Complication/primary failed organ/system (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
Blood carbon dioxide increased, BLOOD CO2 INCREASED, CARBON DIOXIDE BLOOD INCREASED, Carbon dioxide increased level, carbon dioxide retention, CO2 RETENTION, Hypercapnaemia, Hypercapnemia, Hypercapnia, Hypercapnia (disorder), Hypercapnic, Hypercarbia, PCO2 INCREASED ON ARTERIAL BLOOD GAS, Retention carbon dioxide, SERUM CARBON DIOXIDE INCREASED, Synonym/Carbon dioxide narcosis
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Contraindication
RX/Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
Other Treatments
TX/Intubation/ventilation assist.
TX/Ventilation Assist IPPB
Definition
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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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