Undersea Hyperb Med 2021 Fourth Quarter;48(4):431-441
Department of Emergency Medicine, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea.
Delayed neuropsychological sequelae (DNS) are relatively common complications of acute carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, and usually develop within several days to weeks after the initial clinical recovery from acute CO poisoning. DNS can consist of various symptoms such as memory loss, confusion, ataxia, seizures, urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, emotional lability, disorientation, hallucinations, mutism, cortical blindness, psychosis, parkinsonism, gait disturbances, rigidity, bradykinesia, and other motor disturbances. Paroxysmal sympathetic hyperactivity (PSH) is a potentially life-threatening disease secondary to acute acquired brain injury. Read More