How is delirium treated?
There is no treatment for delirium itself. The goal is to treat the cause of delirium and keep you as comfortable as possible. Finding the cause usually means doing some tests and asking about any recent changes in your health. The cause of delirium may never be known.
Delirium can also happen in the last days and hours of life. The focus at the end of life is to keep you, your friend or family member comfortable.
Current as of: May 26, 2022
Author: Provincial Seniors Health and Continuing Care, Alberta Health Services
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