Delirium

Definition

Delirium is a change in mental status. Delirium is marked by extreme, fluctuating changes, including:
  • Changes in perception and sensation
  • Difficulties with ability to:
    • Focus
    • Sustain and shift attention
    • Think and reason rationally
    • Function normally
    • Communicate clearly

Causes

Hundreds of underlying causes can result in delirium. Some of the most common causes include:
Brain Tumor
Brain Tumor
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