A situation you’ll need to be able to differentiate (in both clinical and on exams) is delirium vs dementia and how to care for those patients. We’ll talk about the nursing care of patients with dementia another time and focus on caring for patients with delirium in this episode.

Key topics covered:

  • Delirium vs dementia
  • How to recognize delirium in your patient
  • Complications of delirium
  • Interventions for delirium

For text and references: https://straightanursingstudent.com/delirium-101/

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