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An Approach To:

Vol. 20 No. 1 (2022)

Approach To: Delirium

DOI
https://doi.org/10.26443/mjm.v20i1.813
Submitted
November 25, 2020
Published
2021-10-13

Abstract

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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