Day: February 3, 2019


Delirium – synonyms, diagnosis, prognosis

Synonyms: acute disorder of consciousness; acute psychotic syndrome; transient syndrome; exogenous reactive type Definition of delirium: acute reversible disorder of attention, perception, thinking, consciousness with psychosomatic manifestations Epidemiology of delirium. 15-30% of patients in somatic hospitals develop delirious syndromes, in 1/3 of which the occurrence is pharmacologically determined. Etiopathogenesis of delirium Cholinergic deficiency caused by: […]

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