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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… Expand
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Review
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… Expand
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Review
2013
Review
2013
Objective:To revise the “Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Sustained Use of Sedatives and Analgesics in the Critically Ill… Expand
Review
2006
Review
2006
  • S. Inouye
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • 2006
  • Corpus ID: 245337
The prevalence of delirium increases sharply with age, and about 20 percent of older patients have delirium at the time of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
CONTEXT In the intensive care unit (ICU), delirium is a common yet underdiagnosed form of organ dysfunction, and its contribution… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
DESIGN: Prospective, randomized, blinded. 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Since in hospitalized older patients delirium is associated with poor outcomes, we evaluated the effectiveness of a… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
EXAMINATION of the mental state is essential in evaluating psychiatric patients.1 Many investigators have added quantitative… Expand
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Highly Cited
1968
Highly Cited
1968
1. The association between plaque counts in sections of cerebral cortex and measures of intellectual and personality functioning… Expand