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Frontline Tools: 3D's Delirium, Dementia, and Depression in Older Adults

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:

  • Characterize dementia, delirium, and depression
  • Identify key similarities and differences among these clinical syndromes
  •  Recognize warning signs and initiate diagnostic work-up

[From the Winter 2023 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series (Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias)]