Delirium and Dementia are the 2 most common problems that impact wellness and recovery for elderly patients in acute care.
Delirium is the most common ‘psychiatric disorder’ in the hospital setting.
The presence of dementia complicates management of patients in acute care because of multiple environmental changes and demands that exceed the patient’s ability to cope.
These resources support the translation of concepts once learned in school that now impact the complex care needs of patients and environments in which you work to deliver care that is both high-tech and high-touch.
Delirium in Children