How do I improve delirium care for older surgical patients?

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Authors:
Jason Cross
Date Published:
20 April 2018
Last updated: 
20 April 2018

This Practice Question has been published with the kind permission of the Royal College of Nursing

Delirium is categorised by a sudden onset of fluctuating altered consciousness with changes to perception and cognitive function. It is a serious condition, associated with poor outcomes, but can be prevented and managed effectively with early assessment, identification, simple interventions and early treatment (Partridge et al 2017).