What is subsyndromal delirium?

Updated: Apr 25, 2019
  • Author: Kannayiram Alagiakrishnan, MD, MBBS, MPH, MHA; Chief Editor: Glen L Xiong, MD  more...
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Subsyndromal delirium has been defined as the presence of some core diagnostic symptoms that do not meet the criteria for diagnostic threshold. Prevalence rates of 30-50% have been reported in intensive care units. [24, 25]


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