Delirium

As delirium acute, transient, usually reversible fluctuating disturbance in attention, cognition and consciousness levels is called. The causes include almost any disease or drug reaction. The diagnosis is clinical, laboratory tests and imaging techniques commonly used to determine the cause. The treatment is to correct the underlying disorder and supportive measures. Delirium can occur at any age, but is more common in older patients. At least 10% of older patients…

September 3, 2018
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