Delirium

Coronavirus: Managing Delirium in confirmed and suspected cases

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Good Practice Guide - Delirium as a feature of COVID-19. The advice in this paper has been drawn up to assist with managing pateints with delirium testing positive with COVID-19. Delirium is not exclusive to older people and may well be seen in any patient with severe infection, adult respiratory distress syndrome, and those requiring invasive ventilation on ICU units.  It includes recommendations for managing delirium and guidance on medications that may be used.  

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Delirium
Contributed by: Delirium
Authored by: British Geriatrics Society
European Delirium Association
Old Age Psychiatry Faculty (Royal College of Psychiatrists)
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Last updated: 29 December 2020
First contributed: 21 September 2020
Audience access level: Full user

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