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Delirium or Dementia Case Study

Published: by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Topic: Adverse Drug Event (ADE), Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI), Falls, Patient and Family Engagement (PFE), Readmissions, Venous Thromboembolism (VTE), Ventilator-Associated Event (VAE), Patient Education | Resource type: Case Study

Delirium case study featuring an 86 year old woman admitted with pneumonia who quickly develops delirium. The misdiagnosis of dementia lead to failure to treat the... read more