Causes of Approach to Altered Level of Consciousness ...
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Causes of Approach to Altered Level of Consciousness - Workup

Clinical Exam - Focal

 • Trauma

 • Stroke

 • Tumor

 • Hemorrhage

 • See Imaging Section

Clinical Exam - Non-Focal

 • Refer to Blood Work and Imaging Sections

Bloodwork - Metabolic Abnormality

 • Hypoxia

 • Hypercapnea

 • Hyper/HypoNa

 • Hyper/HypoCa

 • Hyper/HypoK

 • Sepsis

Bloodwork - No Metabolic Abnormality

 • Postictal

 • Concussion

 • Meningitis

 • Encephalitis

Imaging - Structural Abnormality

 • Epidural Hemorrhage

 • Subdural Hemorrhage

 • Intracranial Hemorrhage

 • Ischemia

 • Tumor

Imaging - Non-Structural

 • Post-Ictal

 • Concussion

 • Encephalitis



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