Emergent Management of Delirium in Cancer Patients
Ahmed F. Elsayem, MD, FAAHPM, Kelly W. Merriman, MPH, PhD, and Knox H. Todd, MD, MPH
Patients with advanced cancer are increasingly seen in the ED, and delirium is not uncommon in this population. This article provides a helpful review of delirium’s causes, diagnosis, and treatment. A summary of screens that can be used in the ED and a management algorithm are included.