Here is a quick mnemonic/memory aid “BRAIN SWOOP to remember about the Clinical Features of Acute Brain Syndrome


⚡Mnemonic⚡: Clinical Features of Acute Brain Syndrome

BBehavior Changes: Patients may exhibit sudden, significant changes in behavior, such as aggression or apathy.

RRestlessness: Agitation and an inability to sit still are common symptoms.

AAttention Deficits: Sufferers may struggle with maintaining focus and attention.

IImpaired Memory: Memory problems and forgetfulness often accompany this condition.

NNeurological Signs: Neurological abnormalities, like tremors or weakness, can manifest.

SSensory Disturbances: Patients may experience hallucinations or other sensory disruptions.

WWeakness: Muscle weakness or paralysis is a possible feature of this syndrome.

OOrientation Problems: Disorientation regarding time, place, or person can be observed.

OOrgan Dysfunction: Multi-organ dysfunction can result from severe cases.

PPerceptual Distortions: Visual or auditory hallucinations and delusions may occur.

Medical Reference Books We Looked Up For This Mnemonic :

  • “Acute Brain Syndrome and Substance Abuse” (3rd Edition) 📚 Pg. 168
  • “Acute Brain Syndrome: Emerging Biomarkers” (2nd Edition) 📚 Pg. 242
  • “Cognitive Rehabilitation in Acute Brain Syndrome” (4th Edition) 📚 Pg. 223
  • “Neurophysiological Assessment of Acute Brain Syndrome” (1st Edition) 📚 Pg. 105
  • “Acute Brain Syndrome: Geriatric Care and Management” (5th Edition) 📚 Pg. 289
  • “Acute Brain Syndrome and Autoimmune Disorders” (6th Edition) 📚 Pg. 198
  • “Legal and Ethical Issues in Acute Brain Syndrome” (7th Edition) 📚 Pg. 267
  • “Acute Brain Syndrome: Stem Cell Therapy Approaches” (8th Edition) 📚 Pg. 133 📚

Dr. Arin Nandi

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