All great commentsthe other most common culprit for mental status change in the elderly pt when the neurological workup is negativepneumonia. ...Read Source
Criteria for urinary tract infection in the elderly: variables that challenge nursing assessment. susan j. midthun. disclosures. urol nurs. 2004;24(3) ...Read Source
Delirium and dementia are not the same. delirium is also not the same as a gradual mental status change. the prehospital screening assessment for dementia mentioned ...Read Source
Signs and symptoms associated with altered mental status include confusion, amnesia, poor judgment, and poor regulation of emotions. read about causes of altered ...Read Source
Elimination of healthcare associated infections improving evaluation of urinary tract infections in the elderly: collaborative on antibiotic ...Read Source
1. emerg med clin north am. 1998 nov;16(4):701-15, v. elderly patients with altered mental status. o'keefe kp(1), sanson tg. author information: (1 ...Read Source
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