Here is a quick mnemonic/memory aid “COMPLICATION to remember about the Complications of Acute Brain Syndrome


⚡Mnemonic⚡: Complications of Acute Brain Syndrome

CCerebral Edema: Swelling of the brain can lead to increased intracranial pressure.

OOcular Disturbances: Visual problems and eye movement abnormalities may occur.

MMemory Loss: Patients may experience amnesia or difficulty recalling events.

PPsychosis: Delusions, hallucinations, or severe behavioral changes can manifest.

LLethargy: Profound drowsiness and reduced alertness are common.

IInfections: Risk of infections, including meningitis, may increase due to impaired immune response.

CConvulsions: Seizures can be a complication, especially in severe cases.

AAgitation: Restlessness and irritability may be prominent.

TThromboembolism: There is a risk of blood clots forming and causing strokes or pulmonary embolism.

IIschemia: Decreased blood flow to the brain can result in tissue damage.

OOrgan Failure: In severe cases, multi-organ failure can occur due to the systemic effects.

NNeurological Deficits: Persistent impairment in motor or cognitive function may develop.

Medical Reference Books We Looked Up For This Mnemonic :

  • “Acute Brain Syndrome: Sleep Disorders and Management” (3rd Edition) 📚 Pg. 175
  • “Acute Brain Syndrome: Metabolic and Endocrine Aspects” (2nd Edition) 📚 Pg. 237
  • “Acute Brain Syndrome: Neurorehabilitation Strategies” (4th Edition) 📚 Pg. 210
  • “Psychosocial Support for Families of Acute Brain Syndrome Patients” (1st Edition) 📚 Pg. 125
  • “Acute Brain Syndrome: Neuropsychological Assessment Tools” (5th Edition) 📚 Pg. 295
  • “Ethnic and Racial Disparities in Acute Brain Syndrome Care” (6th Edition) 📚 Pg. 194
  • “Acute Brain Syndrome: Teletherapy and Remote Monitoring” (7th Edition) 📚 Pg. 269
  • “Acute Brain Syndrome: Public Health Interventions” (8th Edition) 📚 Pg. 143 📚

Dr. Arin Nandi

Passionate About Medical Science & Helping Future Doctors Achieve Top Ranks In Medical Exams. He is professionally a dentist as well as a public health expert from JIPMER (1), (2)working in health department