Parkinson's Exam
 

Orientation

 
 
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Overview

    • Ask About

    • Time - day, date, month, year, season
    • Place - floor, building, city, state, country
    • Person - full name, date of birth, address
    • Situation - why the patient is in hospital, who the prime minister is
    • Significance

    • Orientation is a quick way of assessing patients for confusion.
    • Causes

    • Delirium - stroke, infection, intoxication / withdrawal, metabolic, neoplastic, intra/post-ictal, sleep deprivation, severe pain, psychiatric
    • Dementia - Alzheimer’s, vascular dementia, lewy body dementia, frontotemporal dementia
    • Intellectual disability
    • Poor compliance
 
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