Can we prevent delirium in people with dementia?

By | October 21st, 2020

If you take certain steps you can reduce the chance that someone develops delirium and if they do you can reduce its severity and duration. It starts with basic care: getting good sleep, not being woken up repeatedly in the middle of the night, being adequately hydrated, avoiding medications that can precipitate confusion, being reassured and reoriented by people who can communicate with you effectively.

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