How can you identify and manage patients with delirium?
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How can you identify and manage patients with delirium?

Neal Scott Aplin Advanced clinical practitioner, Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Older Persons Care, Swindon, England

Emergency department nurses need to recognise and effectively manage the patient

Emergency nurses can play a pivotal role in identifying and managing patients with delirium. People presenting to the emergency department (ED) with delirium will often be older and frail, with co-morbidities, such as dementia.

Emergency Nurse. 31, 1, 18-18. doi: 10.7748/en.31.1.18.s7

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