Streams: Elderly Medicine
Delirium is a very common neuropsychiatric complication in people with physical illness with a high associated mortality. It is increasingly recognised as a medical emergency that requires prompt identification and management. This talk will cover how to recognise, assess for and manage delirium in the general hospital setting.
- Awareness of why it is important to recognise and manage delirium
- Assessment of delirium
- Management of delirium