Cognitive Assessment: Differentiating the Three Ds “Dementia, Delirium and Depression” (Nursing Times / University of Stirling DSDC)


Nursing Times Learning has produced a new learning unit to assist in the differential diagnosis between dementia, delirium and depression in older people. The aim is to offer training / continuing professional development which helps ensure patients receive the most appropriate and effective care.

Full Text Link (Note: This article is currently open access, but may soon require a suitable Athens password, a journal subscription or payment for access).


Polson, J. [and] Croy, S. (2015). Differentiating dementia, delirium and depression. Nursing Times. April 13th 2015, Vol.111(16), pp.18-19.

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