Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Delirium Home Care

Home care for confusion may include:

Delirium Warning Signs

Notify your doctor for confusion and any of the following:

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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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