Confusion: Dementia and Delirium. A bedside guide. The Confusion app provides guidance in assessing and managing confused patients. Patients with cognitive ...
Confusion: Dementia and Delirium. A bedside guide. The Confusion app provides guidance in assessing and managing confused patients. Patients with cognitive impairment have higher mortality, length of stay and more complications. The app gives a framework for their assessment including a formulary to guide doctors in reviewing patients’ medications. The overall aim is to improve education whilst preventing adverse events and increasing patient safety. Use the app as a bedside guide, and reference aid. Complete the case study and receive a downloadable certificate to link onto your programme’s curriculum. App features 1. Information 2. Assessment Methods: Interactive scales to assess cognitive impairment e.g. CAM, AMT, MOCA 3. Assessing Patients: Interactive section for assessing confused patients, considering delirium before dementia. 4. Management: Tips for preventing and treating delirium 5. Formulary: Information about medications to use for sedation and about medications that can make delirium worse 6. Case Study: A case study to work through based on delirium and dementia. A certificate is available after completing this section. 7. References **One of the nine winning projects selected to receive funding from Health Education England, Better Training Better Care ‘Inspire Improvement!” for doctors in training**
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Price: 0,00 €
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Day of release: 2013-07-31
Recommended age: 4+