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Risk Factors for Predisposing to and Precipitating Delirium

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for risk factors predisposing to or able to precipitate delirium as reported by Rolfson et al.

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

F05

Description:

Rolfson listed factors that can predispose a patient to delirium or precipitate an episode. These can help identify a patient who may benefit from closer monitoring and more aggressive management.

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