Moving Beyond Metabolic Encephalopathy: An Update on Delirium Prevention, Workup, and Management.

Abstract

Delirium is a condition that frequently complicates hospitalization and consists of an acute decline in orientation and attention, often accompanied by other cognitive changes. Delirium is tied to multiple detrimental outcomes both in the short and long term, including cognitive and functional decline, inpatient complications, and mortality. Postoperative… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1564685

Cite this paper

@article{Brown2015MovingBM, title={Moving Beyond Metabolic Encephalopathy: An Update on Delirium Prevention, Workup, and Management.}, author={Ethan G Brown and Vanja C. Douglas}, journal={Seminars in neurology}, year={2015}, volume={35 6}, pages={646-55} }