The Neurology Patient: Going Home What to Watch For
A short time ago, you had a ____________________________________________.
Once home, there are some signs and symptoms which you should watch out for.
- Increasing or severe headache
- Feeling sleepy all the time
- Trouble waking up
- Vomiting that won’t go away or stop
- Trouble with walking or balance
- New arm, leg, or facial weakness
- Personality or behavior changes (quick mood changes, irritability)
- Confusion (frustration)
- Changes or loss of vision
- Change in speech, swallowing, or talking
- Numbness, tingling, or changes in sensation
- Feeling dizzy
- Having a hard time concentrating
Report any of the above to Dr. _______________________________________
at (608) 263-5442 or call your local Emergency Room.
The information provided should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed physician should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Call 911 for all medical emergencies. Any duplication or distribution of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited.
Last Updated: 03/08/2010
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