Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome features

CATCH

  • Confusion
  • Autonomic instability (wikipedia)
  • Tone of muscle increased
  • Creatinine phosphokinase (CK) increase
  • Hyperpyrexia

FALTER

  • Fever
  • Autonomic instability
  • Leukocytosis
  • Tremor
  • Elevated CK
  • Rigidity of muscle

FEVER

  • Fever
  • Encephalopathy – confusion
  • Vital signs unstable (BP/HR instability)
  • Elevated enzymes – CK
  • Rigidity of muscles
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