Distinguishing characteristics of delirium in a skilled nursing facility in Spain: Influence of baseline cognitive status.

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Summary of "Distinguishing characteristics of delirium in a skilled nursing facility in Spain: Influence of baseline cognitive status."

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia (DEM) are prevalent in skilled nursing facilities (SNF), confounding delirium detection. We report characteristics of delirium in a SNF to ascertain distinguishing features for delirium diagnosis, despite challenges of comorbidity with MCI and DEM.


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Name: International journal of geriatric psychiatry
ISSN: 1099-1166


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