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10.7: Treating Delirium

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    Delirium, a sudden onset of confusion, is a relatively common problem among elderly people while hospitalized (affecting more than 2 million seniors a year), but doctors often dismiss the symptoms as dementia. Listen to this NPR link to learn about the importance of diagnosing and treating for delirium in elderly patients.

    • Treating Delirium: An Often Missed Diagnosis
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