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Delirium: Time to climb this babylon tower

Published:November 15, 2016DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejim.2016.11.005

      Highlights

      • Delirium affects an estimated 14–56% of all hospitalized elderly patients.
      • Delirium remains grossly under-recognized in routine clinical practice.
      • Delirium should be handled as a true emergency.
      • Early diagnosis allows to counteract its permanent sequelae.

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