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DEMENTIA
-CHANGE IN COGNITION

- IMPAIRMENT IN STM & LTM AS DOCUMENTED BY MENTAL STATUS EXAMINATION
CRITERIA DEMENTIA
-Insidious onset

-Aphasias- difficulty speakin

-Agnosia- " naming

-Aproxias- Motor planning
DELIRIUM
-Change in cognition

-Acute onset/Abrupt

-If u can ID the cause and remove it the pt can get better.
Alzheimers
-Most commonn form of Dementia/ 60%
Vascular Dementia
-Results from damage to the cerebrovascular system usually caused by multiple small strokes.