Delirium, not due to drugs or alcohol

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ICD10 Diagnosis
Dx: Delirium, not due to drugs or alcohol
ICD10 code: F05
Pre-ICD10 counterpart: Confusion/Delirium
Charlson/ALERT Scale: none
APACHE Como Component: none
APACHE Acute Component: none
External ICD10 Documentation
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Additional Info

  • Delerium is defined as: An acute confusional state that tends to wax and wane relatively rapidly (over hours or even shorter), and may be accompanied by agitation or psychomotor depression.
  • Delerium must be distinguised from coma, which is a state in which the person appears asleep, with eyes closed and without voluntary movements, but cannot be awakened.
  • This code is the one to use for hospital/ICU-acquired delerium.

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