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Describe distractibility impairments

May influence test results, reduced attention (listening and doing tasks)

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What is successful attention dependent on?

Simple attention, self-correction, concentration

3

Requires activation of semantic information (concept of the calendar) and episodic information (remembering current dates)

Temporal orientation

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Difficulty interpreting sensation information

Sensory impairments

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Deficits in nonverbal and verbal declarative memory, learning/encoding, verbal working memory

Delirium memory impairments

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What are the etiologies of delirium?

Physiology, metabolic, cerebral, drug intoxication, withdrawal disturbances

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Primarily a memory deficit and associated with aphasia, apraxia, agnosia, executive function

Dementia

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What types of impairments are present in dementia?

Memory impairment most prominent early sign, apraxia, agnosia, executive function

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Inability to perform routine tasks

Apraxia

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Lack of recognition

Agnosia

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What are symptoms of dementia?

Word finding difficulty, reduced social engagement, anxiousness, no longer perform complex tasks, loss of independent living skills, delusions, does not recognize to label family members, wanders, assistance with ADL's

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Inability to retrieve information that learned prior to the onset of amnesia

Retrograde amnesia

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Inability to learn something new after the onset of amnesia due to inability to build up/retain/process new episodes

Anterograde amnesia

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False statements that are not made to deceive, relatively unimportant distortions to bizarre stories

Confabulations

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Transient inability to learn new information and/or retrieve events

Transient global amnesia

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What are the functions of the right hemisphere?

Arousal, attention, orientation, visual perception, emotional experiences, temporal order, cognition

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In reference to sleep pattern disruptions

Arousal

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Sequencing of events, cognitive problem solving as well as ordering tasks

Temporal orders

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Ability to learn and recall new information

Recent memory