Delirium

Delirium resembles depression and dementia, but it comes on suddenly but is a temporary condition lasting for hours or linger for days.

More Common Terms

  • Durable Medical Equipment Medical equipment prescribed by a doctor for use by a patient at home. These reusable items include such things as hospital beds, lifts, wheelchairs, and oxygen equipment.
  • Geriatrician A medical specialist who treats older adults. These are generally internal medicine or family practice physicians who have completed additional training and certification.
  • Incontinence Total or partial loss of bowel or bladder control or functions.

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