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Delirium (acute toxic confusion) in the elderly

Abstract Delirium (also referred to as acute confusional state or toxic confusional state) is common in elderly patients admitted to hospital, and is usually secondary to an acute physical problem rather than being a primary abnormality. Physicians caring for acutely ill patients will frequently encounter those with delirium and need…

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