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Preventing Hospital Delirium

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My family and I watched my mother suddenly descend into delirium during her hospital stay after surgery. I can assure you that anyone who has seen somebody lose her mind within a matter of hours -- even if she comes back from the dark side -- doesn't ever want to see it happen again.

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