ICU Nurses Require Training to Spot Delirium


The programme consists of a traditional 30-45 minute slide presentation that covers the use of different scales for assessing aspects of delirium. The lecture is sandwiched between two practical exercises to assess delirium, working through questions and using clinical descriptions of patient symptoms.

It seems that this programme was enough to significantly improve nurses' ability to screen for delirium in ICU patients. The results the nurses achieved in the workshop were comparable to

Published on : Mon, 25 Feb 2008


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The programme consists of a traditional 30-45 minute slide presentation that covers the use of different scales for assessing aspects of delirium. The lect

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