Evaluation of the Older Patient with Delirium

Lesson Authors:

Kanwal S. Awan, MD
Christina Shenvi, MD, PhD

Lesson Objectives

  • Identify common underlying causes of delirium
  • Perform a focused history and physical evaluation on a patient presenting with delirium
  • Develop a source-directed work-up of a patient to assess for potential medical conditions contributing to delirium


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