Definition of Obtunded. Meaning of Obtunded. Synonyms of Obtunded

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Definition of Obtunded

Obtunded
Obtund Ob*tund", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Obtunded; p. pr. & vb. n. Obtunding.] [L. obtundere, obtusum; ob (see Ob-) + tundere to strike or beat. See Stutter.] To reduce the edge, pungency, or violent action of; to dull; to blunt; to deaden; to quell; as, to obtund the acrimony of the gall. [Archaic] --Harvey. They . . . have filled all our law books with the obtunding story of their suits and trials. --Milton.
Obtund
Obtund Ob*tund", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Obtunded; p. pr. & vb. n. Obtunding.] [L. obtundere, obtusum; ob (see Ob-) + tundere to strike or beat. See Stutter.] To reduce the edge, pungency, or violent action of; to dull; to blunt; to deaden; to quell; as, to obtund the acrimony of the gall. [Archaic] --Harvey. They . . . have filled all our law books with the obtunding story of their suits and trials. --Milton.

Meaning of Obtunded from wikipedia

- Obtundation refers to less than full alertness (altered level of consciousness), typically as a result of a medical condition or trauma. There is a huge...
- someone in this state can be aroused with little difficulty. People who are obtunded have a more depressed level of consciousness and cannot be fully aroused...
- traumatic brain injury, along with access issues for airway management in obtunded patients. Some medical professionals have even been calling for a ban on...
- in the field by appropriately trained EMS personnel. If the patient is obtunded, i.e. has a head injury with altered sensorium, is intoxicated, or has...
- or by preventing airway obstruction in cases such as anaphylaxis, the obtunded patient, or medical sedation. Airway obstruction can be caused by the tongue...
- People who should not use noninvasive positive pressure ventilation include obtunded patients or ones with secretions. Noninvasive positive pressure ventilation...
- delusions Somnolent: excessive drowsiness; little response to external stimuli Obtunded: decreased alertness, slowed motor responses; sleepiness Stuporous: conscious...
- the University of California, Davis, in January 2000 due to lameness and obtunded mentation. Endocarditis was confirmed by echocardiography, and the dog...