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Acute Delirium

Eelco F. M Wijdicks and Alejandro A Rabinstein

in Neurocritical Care

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780199843626
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322855 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199843626.003.0017

Series: What Do I Do Now

Acute Delirium

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Perhaps one of the most difficult disease states to handle well. Acute agitation may lead to complications and prolongation of ICU stay. Inadequate use of medication may only lead to further complications.

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Subjects: Neurology

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