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Attention! A good bedside test for delirium?
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    Rapid cognitive decline in attention, executive function and memory: the gold standard for delirium?

    I endorse the authors' use of multiple information sources to identify prevalent delirium in medical and surgical inpatients 1-2: family and other informants, junior and senior physicians, medical case notes and nurses. Although the authors did not use the model I developed, I suggest that their paper is about distinguishing rapid cognitive decline (RCD, one form being delirium) from slow cognitive decline (SCD) in dementia...

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