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An Exploration of Delirium
James M. FitzGerald BSc., MSc., BMBS
We must confront a terrifying fact: Delirium, in its distressing volatility, in its elusive content, is a temporal horizon between meaning and nothingness.
Signs and symbols expressed by the patient’s unconscious in dreams may enable health care professionals to identify the pernicious onset of delirium.
We must depart from traditional perspectives on delirium that have presented it as an entity without history, and one bordering on a transcendent ideal.
The hospital is a complex solution for the care of the elderly and delirium is an evolutionary fact for which assistance must be given.
James M. FitzGerald, BSc., MSc., BMBS, is a physician and neuroscientist working with the U.K.’s National Health Service.