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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