Irena Briskman

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BACKGROUND Delirium exemplifies the interface between medicine and psychiatry. The mainstay of treatment of delirium are the antipsychotic drugs. These are efficacious and safe for the treatment of delirium. In the last decade the use of second generation antipsychotics has been advocated at the expense of the classical drugs, particularly haloperidol. We(More)
AIMS Comorbidities including hyperglycemia, diabetes, and hypertension are frequently observed in psychiatric patients. Nevertheless, this population has higher rates of morbidity and mortality from medical illnesses compared to non-psychiatric patients. The present study evaluated the diagnosis and management of general medical hospitalized patients with(More)
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