Delirium: Time to climb this babylon tower

Published: 15 November 2016
Author(s): Michela Giulii Capponi, Ave Maria Biffi, Maria Simonetta Spada, Luca Ansaloni
Section: Letter to the Editor

The word “Delirium” (D) was first used to describe mental disorders occurring during fever or head trauma. Over time this term has evolved to describe a transient, reversible syndrome that is acute and fluctuating and is characterized by inattention and acute cognitive dysfunction [1].