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SHAKE

noun; acronym
A disorder of impaired cognition, diminished attention, reduced awareness or an altered consciousness level, combined with disability in walking.
 
“Coined SHAKE, the condition, which results in altered mental status and difficulty walking, can be prevented by excluding high protein dietary supplements in a patients' diet if they have experienced poor eating for more than a week prior to their admittance.”
Etymology : Formed by taking the initial letters of the phrase “Supplement-associated Hyperammonemia After C(K)achetic Episode”
Source : Science Daily
Last modified: 3 December 2011


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