Ep29 Altered Mental Status (AEIOU TIPS)

Ep29 Altered Mental Status (AEIOU TIPS)

AEIOU-TIPS
 

Many patients experience Altered Mental Status (AMS).  There are many factors that can contribute to an alteration in a patients mental status and it’s important to know them.  This mnemonic will help you keep those causes in mind so you can quickly assess.  Remeber, as a nurse . . .