Confusion: Delirium & Dementia

Confusion: Dementia and Delirium. A bedside guide.The Confusion app provides guidance in assessing and managing confused patients. Patients with cognitive impairment have higher mortality, length of stay and more complications. The app gives a framework for their assessment including a formulary to guide doctors in reviewing patients medications. The overall aim is to improve education whilst preventing adverse events and increasing patient safety. Use the app as a bedside guide, and reference aid. Complete the case study and receive a downloadable certificate to link onto your programmes curriculum. App features1. Information2. Assessment Methods: Interactive scales to assess cognitive impairment e.g. CAM, AMT, MOCA3. Assessing Patients: Interactive section for assessing confused patients, considering delirium before dementia.4. Management: Tips for preventing and treating delirium5. Formulary: Information about medications to use for sedation and about medications that can make delirium worse6. Case Study: A case study to work through based on delirium and dementia. A certificate is available after completing this section.7. References **One of the nine winning projects selected to receive funding from Health Education England, Better Training Better Care Inspire Improvement! for doctors in training**
File Size2.43 MB
Operating System iOS
System RequirementsCompatible with: iphone3gs, iphone3gs, iphone4, iphone4, ipodtouchfourthgen, ipodtouchfourthgen, ipad2wifi, ipad2wifi, ipad23g, ipad23g, iphone4s, iphone4s, ipadthirdgen, ipadthirdgen, ipadthirdgen4g, ipadthirdgen4g, iphone5, iphone5, ipodtouchfifthgen, ipodtouchfifthgen, ipadfourthgen, ipadfourthgen, ipadfourthgen4g, ipadfourthgen4g, ipadmini, ipadmini, ipadmini4g, ipadmini4g