Delirium (acute confusional state) is sudden severe confusion and rapid changes in brain function that occur with physical or mental illness.
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Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF)
|Mg 2+ (mM)||0.7||1.0|
|Ca 2+ (mM)||2.9||1.4|
|Amino acids (mM)||2.3||0.8|
- Table Data: Davson, H., Welch, K & Segal, M.B. (1987). The physiology and pathophysiology of the cerebrospinal fluid. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingston.
- CSF Concentrations of cAMP and cGMP Are Lower in Patients with Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease but Not Parkinson's Disease and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0032664;jsessionid=79149D9727F613B74C47B9315F3C1E66
- Delirium Diagnosis, Prevention and Management NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 103 National Clinical Guideline Centre (UK). London: Royal College of Physicians (UK); July 2010.
- Delirium: Screening, Prevention, and Diagnosis – A Systematic Review of the Evidence Evidence-based Synthesis Program Nancy Greer, PhD, Rebecca Rossom, MD, MSCR, Pauline Anderson, RN, Roderick MacDonald, MS, James Tacklind, BS, Indulis Rutks, BS, and Timothy J Wilt, MD, MPH. Evidence-based Synthesis Program (ESP) Center, Minneapolis VA Medical Center Washington (DC): Department of Veterans Affairs (US); September 2011.
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