Delirium is Under-Diagnosed and Can Be Lethal

Patients with undetected delirium discharged from the emergency department prematurely have significantly higher mortality rates six months later.

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An estimated one to two million older adults with delirium visit hospital emergency departments in the U.S. annually. Yet a recent study (Dementia: The International Journal of Social Research and

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