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Through the Fog

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  • Ian R. Ross, M.D.

Faced with a delirious patient whose life story resembles his own, a physician finds a way to break through the fog. How often have we treated patients with delirium without understanding how it was affecting them as people?

Funding and Disclosures

Disclosure forms provided by the author are available at NEJM.org.

Identifying details have been changed to protect the patients privacy.

This article was published on May 15, 2021, at NEJM.org.

Author Affiliations

From the General Medicine Service, John Cochran Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St. Louis.

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