James Fortenberry

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Coma in the infant/child

Pediatric Coma Related Conditions Altered mental status, neurologic depression, stupor, lethargy, drowsiness, obtundation 1. Description of the problem What every clinician needs to know Coma in children can occur commonly and from a number of etiologies. Focus in care should be on rapidly treating the ABCs of the patient while thinking through etiologic possibilities, ordering…

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