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- Website: UpToDate - patient information
- Resource type: Article
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Delirium is the result of brain changes that lead to confusion, lack of focus and memory problems. There is no specific treatment for delirium - it is best to avoid risks, treat underlying illnesses and receive supportive care. Sedatives and physical restraints should be avoided.
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brain, confusion, dementia, disoriented, delirium, hospitalization
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Rated on: 7/12/2016 2:23:43 PM
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