Dementia vs. delirium

by Cathy Parkes March 07, 2019

Dementia vs. delirium

Dementia vs delirium: Dementia has slow onset, does not alter vital signs, is irreversible. Delirium has rapid onset, can alter LOC and vital signs, and is reversible.


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