precoma

precoma

 [pre-ko´mah]
the neuropsychiatric state preceding coma, as in hepatic encephalopathy. adj., adj precom´atose.
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precoma

(prē-kō′mă) [″ + Gr. koma, a deep sleep]
An imprecise term for lethargy or stupor.
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(2.) Simao AF, Precoma DB, Andrade JP, Correa Filho H, Saraiva JFK, Oliveira GMM; Sociedade Brasileira de Cardiologia.
36-Simao, A.F.; Precoma, D.B.; Andrade, J.P.; Correa Filho, H.; Saraiva, J.F.K.; Oliveira, G.M.M.; Achutti, A.C.I Diretriz brasileira de prevencao cardiovascular.
* Concurrent medical illness like cardiorespiratory disease, renal failure, DM, hepatic precoma.
Pregnant and breastfeeding women, non-surgically treated patients, those with other causes of perforation and poorly controlled major medical illnesses (cardiorespiratory disease, renal failure, diabetes mellitus, and hepatic precoma) were excluded from the study.10
Precoma et al., "Resveratrol causes antiatherogenic effects in an animal model of atherosclerosis," Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia, vol.
I am reminded of what the doctor told me about his patients after they recovered from precoma. These twenty-five minutes of somnambulistic life under the threat of death do not disturb me as a blackout but as an hallucination.