Posts Tagged ‘Caregiver’
By Derek S. Mongold, MD
My father is in the hospital and they say that he has delirium. What exactly is delirium?
Delirium is a state of severe confusion that is usually brought on by a medical condition. It’s thought to be due to the brain producing too much dopamine and to little acetylcholine. Dopamine and acetylcholine [...]
This is a guest post by patient caregiver, Rob Harris, founder of Robcares. He writes about how searching the Internet led to patient engagement and how it fostered a cohesive decision making process between health care providers, patient and caregiver. Rob is a caregiver to his wife, Cindy, who is a two-time cancer survivor.