In this episode Dr Lisa Adams and Dr Sara MacDermott talk to Geriatrician Dr Emma Vardy and GP Dr Helen Martin all about Delirium.
Drs Vardy and Martin stress that if we pick delirium up early and treat the right cause it can make a world of difference to patients and families. They share some great tips on how to diagnose and remember the list of causes. They also discuss the Greater Manchester Community Delirium Toolkit which was developed for use in the community to act as a framework for assessment and management of delirium.
Listen to the podcast episode on PodBean at https://www.pckb.org/e/delirium-1621847970/
- Greater Manchester Community Delirium Toolkit: https://dementia-united.org.uk/delirium-community-toolkit/
- Dementia United (Greater Manchester based): https://dementia-united.org.uk/
- Delirium NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries: https://cks.nice.org.uk/topics/delirium/#!goals
- Scottish SIGN Guidelines, SIGN 157, Risk reduction and management of delirium: https://www.sign.ac.uk/media/1423/sign157.pdf