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Delirium

A disorder characterized by CONFUSION; inattentiveness; disorientation; ILLUSIONS; HALLUCINATIONS; agitation; and in some instances autonomic nervous system overactivity. It may result from toxic/metabolic conditions or structural brain lesions. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp411-2)
Also Known As:
Delirium of Mixed Origin; Subacute Delirium; Delirium, Subacute; Deliriums, Subacute; Mixed Origin Delirium; Mixed Origin Deliriums; Subacute Deliriums
Networked: 3424 relevant articles (214 outcomes, 482 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

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Experts

1. Ely, E Wesley: 66 articles (08/2015 - 01/2004)
2. van Munster, Barbara C: 29 articles (12/2015 - 01/2005)
3. Inouye, Sharon K: 29 articles (10/2015 - 10/2002)
4. Devlin, John W: 28 articles (12/2015 - 04/2007)
5. Skrobik, Yoanna: 27 articles (10/2015 - 06/2002)
6. Bruera, Eduardo: 24 articles (12/2015 - 04/2004)
7. Cole, Martin G: 24 articles (11/2015 - 10/2002)
8. McCusker, Jane: 23 articles (11/2015 - 09/2002)
9. Marcantonio, Edward R: 23 articles (10/2015 - 01/2003)
10. Voyer, Philippe: 23 articles (12/2014 - 05/2007)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Delirium:
1. Antipsychotic Agents (Antipsychotics)IBA
2. Haloperidol (Haldol)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Risperidone (Risperdal Consta)FDA LinkGeneric
4. DexmedetomidineFDA Link
5. olanzapine (Zyprexa)FDA Link
6. MelatoninIBA
7. quetiapine (Seroquel)FDA Link
8. BenzodiazepinesIBA
9. ramelteon (Rozerem)FDA Link
10. aripiprazole (Abilify)FDA Link

Therapies and Procedures

1. Analgesia
2. Length of Stay
3. Intensive Care (Surgical Intensive Care)
4. Artificial Respiration (Mechanical Ventilation)
5. Anesthesia