Delirium or a severe state of confusion with acute onset of cognitive disturbances is not new; however, it is increasingly becoming more well-known due to the commonality of it following a prolonged stay in an intensive care unit (ICU). This handout describes three types of delirium as well as characteristics, risk factors, effects, screening tools, and tips for caregivers and staff members when a person they are caring for has delirium.
Tech specs: Digital download. 2 pages. 8.5 x 11 inches. PDF format. 152 KB.