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Patients and Families Overview

Patients and Families Overview

What is delirium? The word “delirium” is used to describe a severe state of confusion. People with delirium cannot think clearly, have trouble paying attention, have a hard time understanding what is going on around them and may see or hear things that are not there. These things seem very real to them.


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