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What Causes Obtunded Behavior in Humans?

A number of medical disorders can cause a decrease in alertness, sometimes even posing a risk of injury or death. This Buzzle article deals with obtundation, a condition similar to lethargy, and tells you what its causes actually are. Did You Know? Statistics reveal that up to 5% of emergency room visits in urban US hospitals are due to disorders… Read more »