1) What do you think it means to have an altered Level of Consciousness (LOC), and what are some possible causes?
2) What are some common terms that nurses and other medical personnel use to describe various levels of consciousness, and describe what kind of pt they would be used for. For example, I’ll do the first one.
- Alert: Oriented to person, place, and time
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3) Tell me about the Glasgow Coma Scale. You’ll definitely see a question about this at some point.
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