The neuroinflammatory hypothesis of delirium

@article{Cerejeira2010TheNH,
  title={The neuroinflammatory hypothesis of delirium},
  author={Joaquim Cerejeira and Hor{\'a}cio Firmino and Adriano Vaz-Serra and Elizabeta B. Mukaetova-Ladinska},
  journal={Acta Neuropathologica},
  year={2010},
  volume={119},
  pages={737-754}
}
Delirium is a neuropsychiatric syndrome characterized by a sudden and global impairment in consciousness, attention and cognition. It is particularly frequent in elderly subjects with medical or surgical conditions and is associated with short- and long-term adverse outcomes. The pathophysiology of delirium remains poorly understood as it involves complex multi-factorial dynamic interactions between a diversity of risk factors. Several conditions associated with delirium are characterized by… Expand

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