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Delirium

Delirium: Introduction

Delirium: A person with delirium has little in the way of rational consciousness. There is no ability to carry on a conversation in any coherent manner, and indeed a ... more about Delirium.

Delirium: Severe state of mental confusion. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Delirium is available below.

Symptoms of Delirium

Treatments for Delirium

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Delirium?

Delirium: Related Patient Stories

Delirium: Deaths

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Alternative Treatments for Delirium

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Delirium may include:

  • Belladonna homeopathic remedy
  • Hyoscyamus homeopathic remedy
  • Stramonium homeopathic remedy
  • Veratrum album homeopathic remedy
  • more treatments »

Types of Delirium

Causes of Delirium

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Disease Topics Related To Delirium

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Delirium: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Delirium

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Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or ...read more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild ...read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is...read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or dementia (such as ...read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed...read more »

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Delirium: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Delirium: Rare Types

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Latest Treatments for Delirium

Delirium: Animations

Research about Delirium

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Clinical Trials for Delirium

The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Statistics for Delirium

Delirium: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Delirium:

Disorder characterized by confusion, inattentiveness, disorientation, illusions, hallucinations, agitation and in some instances autonomic nervous system overactivity; may result from toxic or metabolic conditions or structural brain lesions; condition may also be acute and reversible. - (Source - Diseases Database)

State of violent mental agitation - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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