your mother is in delirium mostly, it is very common in old age, bed ridden, seriously ill, post surgical etc.
your mother is required monitoring of -tem/pulse/BP/respiration
also electrolyte testing needed.
on treatment part low dose antipsychotic
or olanzapine) and benzodiazepine
(lorazepam- 1mg or 2 mg ) dose adjustment depend on patient's requirement.
delirium is a emergency so it require treatment by physician and psychiatrist
yes, in delirium mortality is also high.
follow advise of your doctor.
dr ramashanker yadav