Three D's Game

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sashatom
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120688
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Three D's Game
Updated:
2011-12-04 14:57:46
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delirium dementia depression differential MSE
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Mental Status Differentials
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  1. Fluctuating LOC:
    Delirium
  2. Normal LOC:
    Depression or dementia
  3. Disoriented:
    Delirium or late stage dementia
  4. Normal orientation:
    Depression or early dementia
  5. Fluctuating affect:
    Delirium
  6. Sad affect:
    Depression
  7. Labile/apathetic affect:
    Dementia
  8. Impaired attention:
    Delirium or depression
  9. Intact attention:
    Dementia
  10. Disturbed sleep:
    Delirium
  11. Insomnia/hypersomnia:
    Depression
  12. Normal sleep:
    Dementia
  13. Sparse, rapid or incoherent speech:
    Delirium, dementia
  14. Flat, sparse or understandable speech:
    Depression
  15. Impaired memory:
    Delirium or dementia
  16. Slow recall, may have short-term deficits:
    Depression
  17. Disordered reasoning:
    Delirium and dementia
  18. Cognition may seem impaired:
    Depression
  19. Incoherent, confused, delusions, stereotyped thought content:
    Delirium
  20. Negative, hypochondria, SI, delusions possible:
    Depression
  21. Disorganized, rich content, delusional, paranoid:
    Dementia
  22. Poor judgement:
    All three
  23. Absent insight:
    Dementia
  24. Impaired insight:
    Depression
  25. Insight present in lucid moments:
    Delirium
  26. No change in perception:
    Dementia
  27. Distorted, negative interpretations, auditory hallucinations:
    Depression
  28. Misinterpretations, hallucinations, illusions:Delirium

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