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Clinical Focus Primary Care

Identifying and managing acute confusion in older adults; beyond the hospital setting

Delirium represents a relatively uncommon, but important, presentation within primary care; particularly amongst at risk populations including those with dementia or living in residential care. Recognising delirium effectively is important to provide prompt and effective management to minimise adverse consequences.

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  • Authors: P Gallagher & D Hinchcliffe
  • Keywords: Acute Confusion, Delirium, General Practice, Primary Care
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Read 2213 times Last modified on Friday, 27 July 2018 13:59

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