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Useful Delirium Links

Canadian Coalition of Seniors Mental Health
Tools for Seniors and Families, and for Clinicians, including the National Guidelines for Assessment and Treatment of Delirium and more. https://ccsmh.ca/projects/delirium/  

RN Association of Ontario
Nursing Best Practice Guideline and Caregiving Strategies for Older Adults with Delirium, Dementia and Depression. RNAO - Nursing Best Practices

HealthLink BC
Talk to a nurse by phone, or contact them for algorithms for delirium. In British Columbia, dial 8-1-1. http://www.healthlinkbc.ca/ 

Acute Care Geriatric Nurse Network 
Delirium Clinical Practice Guidelines; links and resources from BC's Clinical Nurse Specialists in geriatrics, gerontology, geropsychiatry, and geriatric rehabilitation. http://www.acgnn.ca/delirium.html 

Institute for Health Care Improvement
http://www.ihi.org/topics/SedationDeliriumMobility/Pages/default.aspx

Delirium in ICU

http://www.icudelirium.org/

http://www.medpagetoday.com/CriticalCare/GeneralCriticalCare/42029

National Institute for Health Care Excellence
http://pathways.nice.org.uk/pathways/delirium#path=view%3A/pathways/delirium/delirium-overview.xml&content=view-index

http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/QS63/chapter/introduction

 

Looking for information about DEMENTIA?

See Island Health Seniors' Health Dementia and Families page, or visit the Alzheimer Society of BC 

 

Last update: August 2014