Peters, Michael
June 2004
BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p217
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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.


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