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Age-Friendly Health Care: Mentation

Emily Trittschuh, PhD

Associate Professor

University of Washington

School of Medicine

VA Puget Sound Health Care System

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  1. Characterize dementia, delirium, and depression
  2. Identify key similarities and differences between these clinical syndromes
  3. Recognize warning signs and initiate diagnostic work-up

[From the Winter 2024 Dementia Geriatric Health Care Series]