Delirium – Primary Care Factsheet
Why do GPs need to know about delirium?
• Delirium is common both in hospital and the community
• 10% of nursing home residents will have a delirium
• Delirium is preventable and treatable
• Delirium accelerates cognitive decline and progression of dementia
• Delirium is highly distressing and frightening to patients and carers
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