O sign | definition of O sign by Medical dictionary
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The open-mouthed, slack-jawed appearance of an unconscious person, often an alcoholic in A&E/ER who may be sleeping off the previous night’s overindulgence. The O sign is also well-described in bedridden elderly patients with dementia
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O sign Medtalk The open-mouthed slack-jawed appearance of the narcotized, unconscious, stuporose, and dead-drunk. Cf Q sign.
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