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What does ALC stand for?

ALC stands for Altered Level of Consciousness

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Life threatening injuries or illness may be any of the following: * Fainting * Chest pain or pressure * Difficulty breathing * Sudden dizziness, weakness, or change in vision * Severe or persistent vomiting * Sudden severe pain * Bleeding that is uncontrollable * Foreign body obstructing the airway * Cardiac arrest * Altered level of consciousness (accompanied by a fever) * Severe burns * Poisoning Often, the most critical life support measures are effective only if started immediately.
First, if a patient arrives at a medical facility with an altered level of consciousness, approved healthcare providers could access a list of the patient's prescription medications to evaluate the possibility of a pre-existing medical condition that may be cause for their presentation.
Both CP and TM use a twenty-minute meditation; use a repeated word to erase all thoughts and feelings; teach that you pick up vibrations; teach one how to reach a mental void or altered level of consciousness (ALC); and have a common goal of finding your god centre.
Based on serologic results, we defined a confirmed case as a case in a village resident with fever, headache, or altered level of consciousness within the specific outbreak period with antibodies reactive with Nipah antigen.
Acute exposure to elemental mercury vapor is characterized by euphoria, irritability, anxiety, and emotional lability, whereas chronic exposure results in mental confusion, altered level of consciousness, and permanent tremor (LaDou 1997; Letz et al.