Stuporous; Mental status – decreased; Loss of alertness; Decreased consciousness; Alertness – decreased; Changes in consciousness; Obtundation; Coma; Unresponsiveness
Definition of Consciousness – decreased
Decreased consciousness is reduced alertness or awareness.
Jacob L. Heller, MD, Emergency Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, Clinic. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 4/21/2009