Ep0014: Levels of Consciousness

Ep0014: Levels of Consciousness

 

Levels of Consciousness

*Alert
Normal
*Patients who are alert is awake or easily awakened by voice from a normal sleep stage are considered alert.

*Lethargic
*Drowsy
*Patients who awaken briefly and answer questions appropriately but easily fall asleep care considered lethargic.

Somnolent
*Very drowsy
*Somnolent patients show excessive drowsiness . . .