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Abstract

The cognitive functions are defined and discussed. Factors that place cancer patients at high risk for disorders of cognition are presented along with the problem of semantic confusion in this area. The cognitive impairment found in cancer patients receiving chemotherapy is reviewed, as is the importance of the mental status examination and the treatment of delirium in cancer patients. Several illustrative case reports are presented.

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1983-02-01
2024-06-20
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