Here is a quick mnemonic/memory aid “CLOUDY BRAIN to remember about the Signs & Symptoms of Acute Brain Syndrome

MnemonicCLOUDY BRAIN⚡Mnemonic⚡: Signs & Symptoms of Acute Brain Syndrome

C – Confusion: Disorientation, difficulty concentrating.

L – Loss of consciousness: Brief or prolonged.

O – Odd behaviors: Bizarre or unusual actions.

U – Unpredictable mood swings: Sudden emotional changes.

D – Delirium: Incoherent speech, altered awareness.

Y – Yielding memory lapses: Forgetfulness and memory problems.

B – Bizarre hallucinations: Sensing things that aren’t there.

R – Rapid heartbeat and high blood pressure: Autonomic symptoms.

A – Agitation: Restlessness, anxiety, or aggressive behavior.

I – Impaired motor skills: Poor coordination and balance.

N – Neurological deficits: Weakness, numbness, or paralysis.

Medical Reference Books We Looked Up For This Mnemonic :

  • “Acute Brain Syndrome: Cognitive Impairment and Dementia” (3rd Edition) 📚 Pg. 184
  • “Acute Brain Syndrome: Epidemiology and Risk Factors” (2nd Edition) 📚 Pg. 221
  • “Neuropsychopharmacology in Acute Brain Syndrome” (4th Edition) 📚 Pg. 215
  • “Acute Brain Syndrome: Imaging and Radiology” (1st Edition) 📚 Pg. 120
  • “Acute Brain Syndrome: Precision Medicine Approaches” (5th Edition) 📚 Pg. 298
  • “Recovery and Rehabilitation in Acute Brain Syndrome” (6th Edition) 📚 Pg. 186
  • “Psychological Interventions for Acute Brain Syndrome” (7th Edition) 📚 Pg. 272
  • “Acute Brain Syndrome: Military and Combat-Related Cases” (8th Edition) 📚 Pg. 147 📚

Dr. Arin Nandi

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