Etiologies of delirium and their relationship to reversibility and motor subtype in cancer patients.

@article{Sagawa2009EtiologiesOD,
  title={Etiologies of delirium and their relationship to reversibility and motor subtype in cancer patients.},
  author={Ryuichi Sagawa and Tatsuo Akechi and Toru Okuyama and Megumi Uchida and Toshiaki Furukawa},
  journal={Japanese journal of clinical oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={175-82}
}
BACKGROUND Delirium is one of the most commonly encountered complications in patients with cancer. The etiology of delirium in cancer is often multi-factorial, and few reports have examined the causes of delirium. This study investigated the causes of delirium and their association with reversibility and motor subtypes of delirium in cancer patients. METHODS The subjects were inpatients with cancer who had been referred to our Department of Psychiatry and diagnosed with delirium by… CONTINUE READING

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