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Altered Mental Status

Joseph Mort
  1. Develop a differential diagnosis for a patient presenting with altered mental status.
  2. Identify reversible causes of altered mental status and the appropriate diagnostic tests to evaluate for these disorders.
  3. Differentiate between delirium, dementia, and coma.
  4. List risk factors for delirium and interventions to decrease the risk of delirium in the hospital setting.
AccessMedicine > Huppert’s Notes: Pathophysiology and Clinical Pearls for Internal Medicine > Approaches & Chief Complaints in Neurology > ALTERED MENTAL STATUS
AccessMedicine > Symptom to Diagnosis: An Evidence-Based Guide, 4e > Approach to the Patient with Delirium or Dementia - Case 1 > CONSTRUCTING A DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS
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AccessMedicine > Resident Readiness®: Internal Medicine > Case 19 > ICU Delirium


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