At this point, however, the acute delirium
triggered by the anesthesia begins to wear off and cognition improves throughout the SNF/long-term care stay," Mack says.
is often misdiagnosed as chronic dementia and vice versa.
The clinical findings in acute delirium and EA are similar in many aspects, with a dissociative state and altered cognitive perception (20).
3] receptors in acute delirium, there is no consensus on their effects (7-9).
Acute or chronic confusion occurs when a treatable illness, such as infection, brings on acute delirium
in a patient with dementia.