Acute grief with delirium in an elderly: holistic care

  • SB Khoo


Delirium in the elderly is a challenging and under-recognized problem in the community. Early detection and management improves outcomes and quality of life for the elders with delirium at home.1 Family physicians (FP) play a key role in the assessments, early identification, and management of delirium and in the support and education of patients and their family caregivers.1 Clinical analysis of this case illustrates the bio-psychosocial spiritual model of approach to management of delirium in an elderly patient in the home setting.


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KhooS. (2012). Acute grief with delirium in an elderly: holistic care. Malaysian Family Physician, 6(2 & 3), 7. Retrieved from
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