STOPEATS is a first aid acronym that lists possible reasons for a casualty's decreased level of consciousness.

Sugar - hypo or hyperglycemia

Temperature - extreme temperatures and/or altered body temperature; hypo or hyperthermia

Oxygen - abnormal levels of oxygen can alter one's consciousness

Pressure - increasing ICP due to head trauma or a traumatic brain injury (TBI)

Electricity - trauma from electric shock or problems in the brain

Altitude - high altitudes can result in high altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) or very low altitudes (i.e. underwater) can result in nitrogen narcosis

Toxins - drugs, alcohol, poisons, etc.

Salts - low sodium or potassium levels can alter the brain's conductivity

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