TITLE

'What is happening?': a case of transient global amnesia

AUTHOR(S)
Dubrey, Simon W.; Tate, Mathew
PUB. DATE
December 2015
SOURCE
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Dec2015, Vol. 76 Issue 12, p724
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article describes the case of transient global amnesia in a 92-year-old woman. Topics covered include medical background of the patient, loss of immediate memory of about five hours' duration, diagnostic criteria for transient global amnesia and key differentials in the diagnosis of transient global amnesia.
ACCESSION #
111468851

 

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