Etiologies and delirium rates of elderly ED patients with acutely altered mental status: a multicenter prospective study


Aslaner M. A. , Boz M., Celik A., Ahmedali A., Eroglu S., METİN AKSU N., ...Daha Fazla

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, cilt.35, sa.1, ss.71-76, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 35 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.ajem.2016.10.004
  • Dergi Adı: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.71-76

Özet

Objectives: Altered mental status (AMS) is a challenging diagnosis in older patients and has a large range of etiologies. The aim of this study was to investigate the nature of such etiologies for physicians to be better aware of AMS backgrounds and hence improve outcomes and mortality rates.