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Risk Factors of Schor et al for Delirium in an Elderly Patient in the Hospital

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Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Schor et al evaluated risk factors for delirium in elderly patients in the hospital. These can help identify a patient who may require closer monitoring and early intervention. Most of the findings can be identified at the time of admission. The authors are from Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for the Aged (Boston), Harvard University, Beth Israel Hospital, Mount Sinai Medical Center (New York) and Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center (Chicago).

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