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News (external link) - Crafty knitters are helping nurses at Auckland's Waitemata District Health Board with a special project.

North Shore Hospital's gerontology nurse specialists Elaine Docherty and Catherine Mounsey are hoping to raise more awareness about delirium.

The condition, also known as acute brain failure, is a state of altered consciousness that occurs suddenly as a result of physical illness or in response to treatment.

It is different to demetia in that it is generally reversible and more likely affects older people or people who are physically frail, on multiple medications, or more >> (external link)