Delirium, not due to drugs or alcohol
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|Dx:||Delirium, not due to drugs or alcohol|
|APACHE Como Component:||none|
|APACHE Acute Component:||none|
|External ICD10 Documentation|
- 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.
Altered mental status
Coding altered mental status in ICD10 can be complex, see ICD10 Guideline for coding altered mental status for more info.
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