a disease of human brain operation, of unexpected oncoming and short time-span, classified by a disruption in awareness that varies from considerable hyperactivity to almost a coma-like state.

ACUTE DELIRIUM: "The high fever that accompanied Martha during hospitalization for her infection caused her to experience acute delirium."
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