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The MSGM Position Statement was launched on Thursday, 17 August 2017, at the opening of the National Geriatric Conference, held on 17-18 August 2017, at the Auditorium Menara Selatan, University of Malaya Medical Centre.

This was a culmination of one year's work through multiple virtual meetings held with our young geriatricians who were at various parts of the country and the world at different time points, including Ireland and Perth.

We are eternally grateful to our delirium position statement writing committee:

Dr Alan Ch'ng Swee Hock - Geriatrician, Seberang Jaya Hospital


Dr Teh Hoon Lang - Geriatrician, Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital
Dr Nordiana Nordin - Geriatrician, Sungai Buloh Hospital
Dr Elizabeth Chong - Geriatrician, Kuala Lumpur Hospital
Dr Nor Hakima Makhtar - Geriatrician, Malacca Hospital
Dr Goh Cheng Beh - Geriatrician, Sultanah Ismail Hospital
Dr Tiong Ing Khieng - Geriatrician, Sarawak General Hospital


Dr Lee Fatt Soon - President, MSGM; Head of Service, MoH
Dr Tan Maw Pin - Associate Professor, Geriatric Medicine, University of Malaya

External reviewer

Dr Duncan Forsyth - Consultant Geriatrician, Cambridge, U.K.

Special thanks to:

Dr Khor Hui Min - Senior Lecturer, University of Malaya
Dr Low Chung Min - Medical Specialist/Geriatrics Subspecialty Trainee
for their role in contributing local prevalence statistics

Legal Advisor

Dr Siti Zaharah binti Jamaluddin - Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, UM

This delirium statement was developed in collaboration with the Prevent Elder Abuse and negleCt initiativE Grand Challenge Project. PI: Dr Noran Naqiah Hairi Julius Centre, University of Malaya.

To download a pdf copy of the MSGM position statement on Delirium, please click on the document link below. Do contact us if you have any difficulties or any questions on this publication.

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