Confusion in the Eldery – METABOLIC

  • Multiorgan dysfunction
  • Endocrine – Glucose, Thyroid, Adrenal
  • Toxins – Drugs, illicit, EtOH
  • Acids
  • Baces
  • Oxygen
  • Lytes – Ca, Na most relevant
  • Infection – pneumonia, UTI, cellulitis
  • ICtal – post-seizure

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