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Johnson RJ III. A research study review of effectiveness of treatments for psychiatric conditions common to end-stage cancer patients: needs assessment for future research and an impassioned plea. (2018). BMC Psychiatry. 18:85. Retrieved from:

National Cancer Institute. (2016). Delirium (PDQ®) Health Professional Version.

National Cancer Institute. (2017). Delirium and cancer treatment.

Nolan C & DeAngelis LM. The confused oncologic patient: a rational clinical approach. (2016). Current Opinion in Neurology. 29(6): 789-796.