Delirium: Evidence Update (NHS Evidence)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 10, May 2012].

Summary

This April 2012 “Evidence Update” on Delirium presents a summary of selected new evidence of relevance to the NICE (2010) Clinical Guideline “Delirium: diagnosis, prevention and management” (CG103). Section headings in this evidence update cover:

  • Key messages.
  • Commentary on the new evidence.
  • Risk factor assessment.
  • Indicators of delirium: at presentation.
  • Interventions to prevent delirium.
  • Indicators of delirium: daily observations.
  • Diagnosis (specialist clinical assessment).
  • Treating delirium.
  • Information and support.
  • New evidence uncertainties.  

Full Text Link (a)

Reference

Delirium: evidence update: a summary of selected new evidence relevant to NICE clinical guideline 103 “Delirium: diagnosis, prevention and management” (2010). Manchester: NHS Evidence, April 30th 2012. 20p.

Full Text Link (b)

Reference

NICE clinical guideline CG103. Delirium: diagnosis, prevention and management. London: National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, 2010.

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