Tag Archives: Delirium

Alcoholic Dementia and Alcohol-Related Dementia (Royal College of Psychiatrists)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 1, August 2011]. Summary Various psychiatric comorbidities of substance misuse are not uncommon in older people; these include intoxication and delirium, withdrawal syndromes, anxiety, … Continue reading

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NICE Clinical Guideline CG103. Delirium: Diagnosis, Prevention and Management

Abstract This NICE guideline covers the care of adults (18 and over) with, or at risk of, delirium in hospital and in long-term residential care or a nursing home. Delirium is a common, complication of hospitalisation in elderly people, affecting … Continue reading

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Introducing the Delirium Prevention Research Programme

[This article first appeared in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT) Volume 1 Issue 5 December 2010]. Delirium is an often unrecognised, but very common, complication of hospitalisation in elderly people, affecting about one third of older patients admitted to medical wards. … Continue reading

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An investigation of the Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) System of Care to Prevent Delirium

Research Conducted at the Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation The prime focus at the Bradford Institute for Health Research is on clinically relevant health services research directly addressing the national priorities of elderly care and stroke. One such … Continue reading

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