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  • occurs
  • Atherosclerosis (atheroma=deposits of cholesterol and fatty tissue + sclerosis + narrowing) of the brain arteries is the same as the narrowing that occurs in heart arteries preceding a heart attack . (emedicinehealth.com)
  • Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy ( HIE ) is a condition that occurs when the entire brain is deprived of an adequate oxygen supply, but the deprivation is not total. (wikipedia.org)
  • oxygen
  • Cases of total oxygen deprivation are termed "anoxia", which can be hypoxic in origin (reduced oxygen availability) or ischemic in origin (oxygen deprivation due to a disruption in blood flow). (wikipedia.org)
  • hours
  • Five years ago Mrs. I had had an episode of transient confusion and amnesia that cleared over 4 hours. (cmaj.ca)
  • migraine
  • Migraineurs with Hemiplegic Migraine should give special consideration to wearing some kind of medical identification at all times since an attack can lead to impaired consciousness and an inability to speak. (healthcentral.com)
  • management
  • Each time, with the aid of a written clinical summary, the observers recorded their diagnosis and proposed management. (biomedsearch.com)
  • From a synthesis of the evidence in these studies, we made 48 recommendations for the management of mild to moderate dementia (28) and dementia with a cerebrovascular component (8) as well as recommendations for addressing ethical issues (e.g., disclosure of the diagnosis) (12). (cmaj.ca)