delirium

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Synonyms for delirium

Synonyms for delirium

a usually brief state of excitement and mental confusion often accompanied by hallucinations

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At this point, however, the acute delirium triggered by the anesthesia begins to wear off and cognition improves throughout the SNF/long-term care stay," Mack says.
Acute delirium is often misdiagnosed as chronic dementia and vice versa.
The clinical findings in acute delirium and EA are similar in many aspects, with a dissociative state and altered cognitive perception (20).
3] receptors in acute delirium, there is no consensus on their effects (7-9).
Acute or chronic confusion occurs when a treatable illness, such as infection, brings on acute delirium in a patient with dementia.
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