II. Causes: Mnemonics

  1. Mnemonic: AEIOU TIPS
    1. Alcohol or Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    2. Electrolytes, Encephalopathies, endocrine problems
    3. Insulin (Hypoglycemia), Intussusception or Inborn Errors of Metabolism
    4. Opiates or Overdose
    5. Uremia
    6. Trauma, Temperature, or Toxemia
    7. Infections (Sepsis, Meningitis)
    8. Psychogenic or Pulmonary Embolism
    9. Space occupying lesions, Strokes, Shock, Seizure, shunt (ventriculoperitoneal)
  2. Mnemonic: I WATCH DEATH
    1. Infection
    2. Withdrawal
    3. Acute metabolic causes
    4. Trauma
    5. CNS Causes
    6. Hypoxia
    7. Deficiencies (Nutritional)
    8. Endocrinopathies
    9. Acute Vascular Causes
    10. Toxins or Drugs
    11. Heavy Metals

III. Causes: Supratentorial

IV. Causes: Infratentorial

  1. Basilar Artery Occlusion
  2. Brainstem tumor
  3. Cerebellar Hemorrhage
  4. Pontine Hemorrhage
  5. Traumatic posterior fossa Hemorrhage

VI. Causes: Cardiopulmonary

VII. Causes: Gastrointestinal, Renal and Endocrine

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