Flashcards in Delirium/Dementia Deck (7):
One of the key features of delirium is ______________.
inability to pay attention
What are the most common types of hallucinations?
Silent, fully formed
What drug type often has a paradoxical worsening of delirium symptoms?
Use anti-psychotics and restraints only during ___________.
acute agitation with risk of harm
Delirium is the presenting feature of bacteremia in ________ of the elderly.
If the delirium does not subside with re-orientation, balancing of electrolytes, and better sleep, _________ may be given.