Journal Mobile Options
Table of Contents
Vol. 10, No. 5, 1999
Issue release date: September–October 1999
Section title: Paper
Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 1999;10:364–367
(DOI:10.1159/000017172)

What Criteria Should Be Used for the Diagnosis of Delirium?

Liptzin B.
Department of Psychiatry, Baystate Health System, Springfield, Mass. andDepartment of Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Mass., USA

Do you have an account?

Register and profit from personalized services (MyKarger) Login Information

Please create your User ID & Password





Contact Information









I have read the Karger Terms and Conditions and agree.

Register and profit from personalized services (MyKarger) Login Information

Please create your User ID & Password





Contact Information









I have read the Karger Terms and Conditions and agree.

To view the fulltext, please log in

To view the pdf, please log in

Buy

  • FullText & PDF
  • Unlimited re-access via MyKarger (new!)
  • Unrestricted printing, no saving restrictions for personal use
  • Reduced rates with a PPV account
read more

Direct: USD 38.00
Account: USD 26.50

Select

Rent/Cloud

  • Rent for 48h to view
  • Buy Cloud Access for unlimited viewing via different devices
  • Synchronizing in the ReadCube Cloud
  • Printing and saving restrictions apply

Rental: USD 8.50
Cloud: USD 20.00

Select

Subscribe

  • Access to all articles of the subscribed year(s) guaranteed for 5 years
  • Unlimited re-access via Subscriber Login or MyKarger
  • Unrestricted printing, no saving restrictions for personal use
read more

Subcription rates


Select


Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Paper

Published online: 8/26/1999
Issue release date: September–October 1999

Number of Print Pages: 4
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 1

ISSN: 1420-8008 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-9824 (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/DEM

Abstract

DSM-IV made several revisions to the diagnostic criteria for delirium. This paper reviews the empirical data that supported these revisions. More research is needed to evaluate the usefulness of the new criteria and to further define subtypes of delirium.


  

Author Contacts

Benjamin Liptzin, MD, Chairman
Department of Psychiatry, Baystate Health System
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199 (USA)
Tel. +1 413 794 4235, Fax 1+ 413 794 3670, E-Mail benjamin.liptzin@bhs.org

  

Article Information

Number of Print Pages : 4
Number of Figures : 0, Number of Tables : 1, Number of References : 12

  

Publication Details

Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders

Vol. 10, No. 5, Year 1999 (Cover Date: September-October 1999)

Journal Editor: V. Chan-Palay, New York, N.Y.
ISSN: 1420–8008 (print), 1421–9824 (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/journals/dem


Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Paper

Published online: 8/26/1999
Issue release date: September–October 1999

Number of Print Pages: 4
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 1

ISSN: 1420-8008 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-9824 (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/DEM


Copyright / Drug Dosage

Copyright: All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be translated into other languages, reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, microcopying, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher or, in the case of photocopying, direct payment of a specified fee to the Copyright Clearance Center.
Drug Dosage: The authors and the publisher have exerted every effort to ensure that drug selection and dosage set forth in this text are in accord with current recommendations and practice at the time of publication. However, in view of ongoing research, changes in goverment regulations, and the constant flow of information relating to drug therapy and drug reactions, the reader is urged to check the package insert for each drug for any changes in indications and dosage and for added warnings and precautions. This is particularly important when the recommended agent is a new and/or infrequently employed drug.
Disclaimer: The statements, opinions and data contained in this publication are solely those of the individual authors and contributors and not of the publishers and the editor(s). The appearance of advertisements or/and product references in the publication is not a warranty, endorsement, or approval of the products or services advertised or of their effectiveness, quality or safety. The publisher and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements.