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Delirium MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Delirium
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.606.337.500
C23.888.592.604.339.500
F01.700.250.500
F03.615.350
Unique ID
D003693
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003693
Annotation
this is not the French "délire" ( = DELUSIONS)
Scope Note
A disorder characterized by CONFUSION; inattentiveness; disorientation; ILLUSIONS; HALLUCINATIONS; agitation; and in some instances autonomic nervous system overactivity. It may result from toxic/metabolic conditions or structural brain lesions. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp411-2)
Entry Term(s)
Delirium of Mixed Origin
Subacute Delirium
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/30
Delirium Preferred
Subacute Delirium Narrower
Delirium of Mixed Origin Narrower
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