Anticholinergic syndrome. Avoiding misdiagnosis.

  title={Anticholinergic syndrome. Avoiding misdiagnosis.},
  author={M B Marchlewski},
  journal={Journal of psychosocial nursing and mental health services},
  volume={32 9},
  • M B Marchlewski
  • Published 1994 in
    Journal of psychosocial nursing and mental health…
Anticholinergic syndrome can develop in multiple clinical situations. The disturbance of the central nervous system muscarinic transmission by acetylcholine antagonists or lack of acetylcholine can result in this unpredictable behavioral syndrome. Health care professionals should do the following: Be familiar with common drugs or drug combinations that may… CONTINUE READING