ACEP Recognizes Excited Delirium Syndrome

  title={ACEP Recognizes Excited Delirium Syndrome},
  author={Lisa Hoffman},
The American College of Emergency Physicians formally recognized excited delirium as a unique syndrome on Sunday, taking an initial step toward identifying its causes and preventing the deaths that can occur in these patients. Excited Delirium Syndrome (ExDS) has long been the sole purview of medical examiners, largely because the syndrome is often only diagnosed on autopsy. But as Mark L. DeBard, MD, the chairman of the ExDS Task Force, said, ACEP’s approval of the task force white paper… CONTINUE READING