TITLE

delirium

AUTHOR(S)
Peters, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p217
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry for "delirium" is presented. It refers to a state of mental confusion, which is said to be usually caused by physical illness. The symptoms of delirium include failure to understand events, mood swings and hallucinations. Based on the entry, children and older people are most likely to experience delirium after surgery.
ACCESSION #
43996806

 

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