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Post-call delirium

Post-call delirium

Medical Education 50(12): 1200-1203

Although frequently diagnosed in hospital in-patients, delirium is often recognised but under-reported in the housestaff population. It is estimated that more than 90% of housestaff will experience regular episodes of post-call delirium. This paper identifies diagnostic criteria and discusses approaches to treatment.

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Accession: 058578940

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PMID: 27873419

DOI: 10.1111/medu.13076

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