Manjula Tamura, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

Manjula Tamura

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Medical Management of the Dialysis Patient: Cognitive Function, Depression and Psychosocial Adaptation

Does this dialysis patient have delirium, dementia or depression? Delirium is an acute confusional state characterized by a recent onset of fluctuating awareness, impairment of memory and attention, and disorganized thinking that can be attributable to a medical condition, an intoxication, or medication side effects (Table I). In dialysis patients, delirium may also be caused…

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