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amnesia

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(am-nē′zhă)

[Gr. amnēsia, amnēstia, oblivion, forgetfulness]
Loss of memory, whether partial, total, permanent, or transient. The term is often applied to episodes during which patients forget recent events although they may conduct themselves appropriately, and after which no memory of the period persists. Such episodes are often caused by strokes, seizures, trauma, senility, alcoholism, or intoxication. The cause is often unknown.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Amnesia." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/767143/all/visual_amnesia.
Amnesia. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/767143/all/visual_amnesia. Accessed July 22, 2019.
Amnesia. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/767143/all/visual_amnesia
Amnesia [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 22]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/767143/all/visual_amnesia.
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