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Dementia and delirium in hospitals 

Dementia and delirium in hospitals
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Dementia and delirium in hospitals
Author(s):

Jonathan Waite

, Rowan H. Harwood

, Ian R. Morton

, and David J. Connelly

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199228829.003.0008
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date: 12 April 2021

People with confusion in general hospitals 186

The hospital environment 188

Prevalence of mental health problems on medical wards 190

Effect of cognitive impairment on length of hospital stay 191

Ill health in older age 192

Diagnosis 193

Investigation 194

Treatment 196

Problem lists 199...

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