Delirium Patient Information Booklet

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A booklet for people for have experienced delirium, and for their carers. This booklet if for you if you are a relative or carer of someone who has delirium, you are at risk of delirium or you have experienced delirium. This booklet explains:- what delirium is; how to reduce the risk of experiencing delirium; what it is like to have delirium; how it identified and treated. The booklet also describes recommendations in a clinical guideline, about how to reduce the risk of delirium and how to manage it when it occurs in adults.  It applies to all care settings: home, long-term care, hospital and hospice. The clinical guidance is based on what we know from current medical research.

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Contributed by: Delirium
Authored by: Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)
Licence: More information on licences
Last updated: 29 December 2020
First contributed: 17 September 2020
Audience access level: Full user


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