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Sudden Confusion During a Medical Illness

Sudden Confusion During a Medical Illness

The sudden onset of symptoms of confusion and/or significant changes in behavior, especially in older adults, can signal a potential medical problem called delirium. These symptoms are often misinterpreted as the onset of dementia or progression of a preexisting dementia. Delirium is a treatable condition that is caused by and underlying medical issue, such as infection or chemical imbalance. Recognizing and treating delirium as soon as possible is vital to avoid complications and get the patient back to baseline. This class offers information about the warning signs of delirium and how to access necessary evaluation and treatment.

Location: Online
Sessions: One
Registration: 415-491-6550

Online Class September 3 9:30 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.
December 3 9:30 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.

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