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An Approach To:

Vol. 20 No. 2 (2022): New Horizons: Innovation in Medicine

Approach To: Delirium

November 25, 2020


Delirium is a common and serious geriatric syndrome with core features of acute onset and inattention. It is often underdiagnosed and is associated with many adverse outcomes, such as prolonged hospitalization, institutionalization, functional impairment and death. This review summarizes an approach to the recognition, work-up, management and prevention of delirium.


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