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Disturbance of Consciousness

  • Jianfang Ma
  • Rui Zeng
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Abstract

Consciousness is a state of awareness of self and the surroundings. Alternation in this awareness is defined as disturbance of consciousness which is classified into different types based on the involvement in the level of arousal or the content of mental function.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jianfang Ma
    • 1
  • Rui Zeng
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of NeurologyShanghai Jiaotong UniversityShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Department of CardiologySichuan UniversityChengduChina

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