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Regenstrief and IU review finds lack of delirium screening in the emergency department
Date:1/14/2014

y and a much higher probability of developing dementia than individuals who do not experience delirium."

Delirium is a state of confusion that can develop suddenly and usually goes away in days to weeks if treated properly, according to the American Delirium Society. The society estimates that more than 7 million hospitalized Americans experience delirium annually.

Dr. LaMantia, who is a geriatrician, said further work is needed to develop and validate emergency department-specific screening instruments and to determine how often to administer screenings in the rapid-paced environment. He also encourages those accompanying an older adult to the emergency department to serve as patient advocates by passing along baseline mental status information.

"The ED doctor is unaware of what the person looks like in daily life," he said. "They aren't seeing a complete set of colors. A family member or friend can help fill in the colors and gradations of colors. Nothing can replace having someone who knows the patient telling you that person's baseline."


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Contact: Cindy Fox Aisen
caisen@iupui.edu
317-843-2276
Indiana University
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