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My father now has a very short tempered/memory loss due to long stay in hospital. Will this improve?

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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Perhaps

Not knowing the circumstances of his hospitalization makes it hard to say.
Whatever the circumstances, it certainly sounds like he is not comfortable or happy. Have a talk with his doctor and perhaps he will need a referral to a geriatric psychiatrist.

In brief: Perhaps

Not knowing the circumstances of his hospitalization makes it hard to say.
Whatever the circumstances, it certainly sounds like he is not comfortable or happy. Have a talk with his doctor and perhaps he will need a referral to a geriatric psychiatrist.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Possible

Long stay suggest multiple organ dysfuction, can cause delirium, unmask previous difficulties the question is if heart or lung is severely involved did they return to normal--was there a structural brain injury uncovered in the hospital?Ask your doctor to review his studies.

In brief: Possible

Long stay suggest multiple organ dysfuction, can cause delirium, unmask previous difficulties the question is if heart or lung is severely involved did they return to normal--was there a structural brain injury uncovered in the hospital?Ask your doctor to review his studies.
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Dr. Gamal Boutros
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