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December 01, 2010
Delirium
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Sample questions:
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In the diagnosis of delirium, it is phenomenologically important to distinguish delirium from similar neuropsychiatric disorders with which delirium can merge in clinical practice. A condition in which the patient has an intact level of arousal, a normal sleep–wake cycle, but a complete absence of apparent "awareness" both of the self and of the environment is considered to be
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Delirium is associated with increased medical and surgical morbidity and greater medical resource consumption. In the review of delirium risk by Saravay and Strain (1994) which of the following patient groups had the lowest increase in hospital length of stay as a result of delirium?
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Dementia is a well established risk factor for delirium. Which of the following dementia subtypes is considered to have a particularly high risk for the development of delirium?