Study of elderly persons released from the State Hospital.

by Public Welfare Board of North Dakota.

Publisher: Public Welfare Board of North Dakota, Division of Research and Statistics in Bismarck

Written in English
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LC ClassificationsHV1555.N9 A3 no. 32
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Pagination130 p.
Number of Pages130
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Acute delirium is a fairly common occurrence in hospitalized, geriatric patients. It's estimated that 30 to 50 percent of acutely ill elderly persons can be delirious at any point in their hospital stay. Prompt treatment of these patients is critical as delirious patients have a mortality rate of 11 percent.

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