Delirium

Known as: BRAIN SYNDROME ACUTE, Delirium [Disease/Finding], ACUTE BRAIN SYNDROME 
A disorder characterized by CONFUSION; inattentiveness; disorientation; ILLUSIONS; HALLUCINATIONS; agitation; and in some instances autonomic nervous… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND Early mobilization and rehabilitation of patients in intensive care units (ICUs) may improve physical function, and… (More)
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2014
Review
2014
Delirium is an acute disorder of attention and cognition in elderly people (ie, those aged 65 years or older) that is common… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
N Engl J Med 2006;354:1157-65. Copyright © 2006 Massachusetts Medical Society. Delirium, an acute decline in attention and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Delirium in the critically ill is reported in 11–80% of patients. We estimated the incidence of delirium using a validated scale… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
CONTEXT Delirium is a common problem in the intensive care unit (ICU). Accurate diagnosis is limited by the difficulty of… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE To develop and validate an instrument for use in the intensive care unit to accurately diagnose delirium in critically… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Since in hospitalized older patients delirium is associated with poor outcomes, we evaluated the effectiveness of a… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVES To prospectively develop and validate a predictive model for delirium based on precipitating factors during… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
OBJECTIVE To develop and validate a new standardized confusion assessment method (CAM) that enables nonpsychiatric clinicians to… (More)
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1975
Highly Cited
1975
EXAMINATION of the mental state is essential in evaluating psychiatric patients.1 Many investigators have added quantitative… (More)
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