Delirium

Take-away slide: Principles of Delirium Management

Take-away slide: Principles of Delirium Management

  • 3D-CAM is a 3 minute delirium assessment tool found to be 95% sensitive and 94% specific for delirium in older hospitalized patients both with and without delirium (Marcantonio et al Ann Int Med 2014).

 

  • Melatonin is now available to be prescribed at the University in geriatric populations.  The geriatrician's suggested starting dose is Melatonin 1mg qHS.

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