White Paper

Puzzle of Prevention: Recognizing the Role of Delirium to Avoid Rehospitalization

About This White Paper

Studies have indicated that delirium is a strong risk factor for longer hospital stays, increased costs, long-term cognitive impairment, and higher mortality. Training long-term care staff to recognize and treat delirium promptly is crucial to improving function and preventing avoidable hospitalizations.

Download this white paper to learn about:

  • The risk factors that can precipitate delirium.
  • Common causes of the condition.
  • Screening tools for identifying delirium.
  • Interventions that can prevent the condition.

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