TITLE

Diagnosis

PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Annals of Internal Medicine;6/7/2011, Vol. 154 Issue 11, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the various approaches used to diagnose delirium, and the other disorders associated with this condition. It notes that history taking and physical examination are the most accurate methods to diagnose delirium, with particular attention to the underlying causes such as vital signs, medication history, and medical examination. Meanwhile, physicians should consider various disorders in relation to delirium including depression, and dementia.
ACCESSION #
62807891

 

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