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SIGN157: Risk reduction and management of delirium
Euan Bremner, Karen Graham, Aimie Little, Domenico Romano, Gaynor Rattray, Carolyn Sleit, Karen Martin, James McKillop, and Rachael Wybrew
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Medical Professional Education
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Critical Care Physicians, General Medical Professionals, Nurses and/or Other Critical Care Medical Professionals
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Pre-Use of PICS Designation
This guideline provides recommendations based on current evidence for best practice in the detection, assessment, treatment and follow up of adults with delirium, as well as reducing the risk of delirium. The guideline applies to all settings: home, long-term care, hospital, and hospice. It is important to note that, to date, much of the existing evidence and the focus of other guidelines, is in acute care settings. However, this does not preclude application of the recommendations to other settings, adapted according to clinician judgement. Person-centred care should be the focus of the implementation of this guideline. The guideline excludes delirium secondary solely to alcohol and illicit substances use. It also excludes delirium in children.
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