Delirium: Diagnosis, Prevention and Management
Publisher: Royal College of Physicians 2010
Number of pages: 447
This guideline covers adult patients in a hospital setting and adults in long-term residential care. The guideline addresses: modifiable risk factors to identify people at risk of developing delirium; diagnosis of delirium in acute, critical and long-term care; as well as pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for reducing the incidence of delirium and its consequences, and to reduce the severity, duration and consequences of delirium in people who develop the condition.
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by Tamasin Knight - Peter Lehmann Publishing
The book explores ways of helping people who have unusual beliefs. These are beliefs that may be called delusions, obsessions, or another kind of psychopathology. Extremely helpful to service users and as the inspiration for a self help group.
by Laura Meis, et al. - Department of Veterans Affairs
We conducted a systematic review of the published evidence evaluating if (and which) family involved treatments improve patient outcomes (i.e., efficacy) and if (and which) family involved treatments are superior to alternative interventions.
by Chris Millard - Palgrave Macmillan
This book charts the rise and fall of various self-harming behaviours in twentieth-century Britain. It puts self-cutting and overdosing into historical perspective, linking them to the huge changes that occur in mental and physical healthcare ...
- British Psychological Society
The guideline has been developed to advise on the identification and management of depression in children and young people in primary, community and secondary care. The guidelines are developed by a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals.