Delirium: Criteria, Consequences, and Risk Factors

Tackling the ABCs of delirium--a challenging diagnosis.

In the first episode of this new series on delirium, John J. Miller, MD, considers 3 crucial questions: What is it? How do we diagnose it? What do we do to work it up?

Dr Miller is medical director, Brain Health, Exeter, New Hampshire; Editor in Chief, Psychiatric TimesTM; staff psychiatrist, Seacoast Mental Health Center, Exeter; Consulting Psychiatrist, Exeter Hospital, Exeter; Consulting Psychiatrist, Insight Meditation Society, Barre, Massachusetts.