Published: 28 May 2019
Author(s): Alessandro Morandi, Jennifer L. Thompson, Giuseppe Bellelli, Elena Lucchi, Renato Turco, Simona Gentile, Marco Trabucchi, Alasdair MacLullich, David Meagher, E. Wesley Ely, Pratik Pandharipande, Heidi Smith
Issue: May 2019
Section: Original Article

Delirium in the extremes of the age spectrum may show similarities in presentations, and these similarities may provide information to develop tools for the diagnosis of delirium superimposed on dementia (DSD). We sought to investigate the symptom profile and subtypes of delirium in patients with dementia, and in infants and preschool children.

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