LOINC
Version 2.67

52740-8Altered level of consciousness/alertness during 2 day assessment periodTrial

Status Information

Status
Trial

Term Description

The patient has an altered level of consciousness: vigilant (e.g., startles easily to any sound or touch), lethargic (e.g., repeatedly dozes off when asked questions, but responds to voice or touch), stuporous (e.g., very difficult to arouse and keep arou
Source: Regenstrief LOINC

Fully-Specified Name

Component
Altered level of consciousness &or alertness during 2D assessment period
Property
Find
Time
2D
System
^Patient
Scale
Ord
Method
Observed.CAM.CARE

Basic Attributes

Class
SURVEY.CARE
Type
Surveys
First Released
Version 2.29
Last Updated
Version 2.54

Normative Answer List LL567-9

Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Answer Code Score Answer ID
Behavior is not present. 0 LA9938-7
Behavior continuously present does not fluctuate. 1 LA9937-9
Behavior present, fluctuates (e.g., comes and goes, changes in severity). 2 LA9939-5

Reference Information

Type Source Reference
Article NCBI PubMed Inouye SK, vanDyck CH, Alessi CA, Balkin S, Siegal AP, Horwitz RI. Clarifying confusion: The Confusion Assessment Method. A new method for detection of delirium. Ann Intern Med. 1990; 113: 941-948. Link to PubMed

Member of these Panels

LOINC Long Common Name
52495-9 Confusion Assessment Method (CAM)
52743-2 Continuity Assessment Record and Evaluation (CARE) tool - Acute Care
52748-1 Continuity Assessment Record and Evaluation (CARE) tool - Home Health Admission
52746-5 Continuity Assessment Record and Evaluation (CARE) tool - Interim
52744-0 Continuity Assessment Record and Evaluation (CARE) tool - Post Acute Care (PAC) - Admission

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