Delirium in critical care [E-Book] / Valerie Page, E. Wesley Ely.
Page, Valerie, (author)
Ely, E. Wesley, (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011
1 online resource (xvi, 222 pages)
englisch
9780511997389
9780521132534
Core critical care
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Table of Contents:
  • Foreword / David K. Menon
  • 1. What is delirium in critical care?
  • 2. How common is delirium in critical care?
  • 3. What does delirium look like in critical care?
  • 4. Delirium in critical care: how does it happen?
  • 5. Delirium: what causes it? Risk factors
  • 6. Delirium in critical care: why is it important?
  • 7. Delirium in critical care: how do we diagnose it?
  • 8. How to prevent delirium?
  • 9. Treatment of delirium in critical care
  • 10. Mental capacity and restraints
  • 11. End-of-life care
  • 12. What is the future?
  • Selected references ; Index.