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Acute Care Advisor 2016.4 Copyright © 2016 RelayHealth, a division of McKesson Technologies Inc. All rights reserved.
Altered level of consciousness (ALOC) means that you are not as awake, alert, or able to understand or react as you are normally. Causes of ALOC include:
A head injury
Alcohol or drugs
Dangerously low body temperature (hypothermia)
Diseases such as diabetes and thyroid disease
Different levels of ALOC include:
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