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Excited delirium as a potentially dangerous diagnosis
  1. Jared Strote
  1. Correspondence to Dr Jared Strote, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific St Seattle WA 98195, Seattle, Washington 98122, USA; strote{at}

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To the Editor:

I read with great interest Dr Huesgen's BET on Excited Delirium (EXDS) and Sudden Death.1 Dr Huesgen summarises the complex literature well, but an important caveat debated in the literature is missing from the review.

As any urban law enforcement officer or emergency physician will attest …

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