Clinical subtypes of delirium and their relevance for daily clinical practice: a systematic review

@article{deRooij2005ClinicalSO,
  title={Clinical subtypes of delirium and their relevance for daily clinical practice: a systematic review},
  author={Sophia E de Rooij and Marieke J Schuurmans and R. C. Mast and Moti Levi},
  journal={International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry},
  year={2005},
  volume={20}
}
Delirium is a disorder that besides four essential features consists of different combinations of symptoms. We reviewed the clinical classification of clusters of symptoms in two or three delirium subtypes. The possible implications of this subtype classification may be several. The investigation and exploration of clinical subtypes of delirium may provide information concerning the etiology, the pathogenesis, and the prognosis of delirium, but also may have therapeutic consequences. 

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