Consciousness in a patient with DELIRIUM will be:
Extra info: Reduced consciousness can be one of the symptoms of delirium. However, it may also be normal if other symptoms such as disorientation or memory impairment are present. Therefore answer B or C can be correct.
Diuretics commonly induce delirium by the following mechanism:
Extra info: Diuretics do not cause delirium by any CNS related mechanism. They cause dehydration and this change in metabolic status is a leading cause of delirium in the elderly.