HELP Program Reduces Delirium At Northwoods Hospitals

Apr 18, 2017

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A program at Howard Young Medical Center in Woodruff has proven to provide hospital patients with preventing delirium during their hospital stay. For older patients, delirium is one of the most common complications of a hospital stay.

Next, Ken Krall talks with nurse Dawn McPherson, geriatric clinical coordinator for the Hospital Elder Life Program, or HELP.

The medical team and volunteers work on a program to help older patients avoid delirium....