Delirium and Psychosis, Diagnosis and Treatment

Delirium and Psychosis, Diagnosis and Treatment is a topic covered in the Pocket ICU Management.

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First Things First (assess & treat for the following)

  • Is pt a danger to self or others?
    • Removing medical devices
    • Combative
    • Unarousable
  • Diagnostic criteria
    • Inattention
    • Disturbance of consciousness
    • Changes in cognition
    • Perceptual disturbances
    • Symptoms develop over short period of time
    • Fluctuating course

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Last updated: April 21, 2010

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