This practical tool identifies not only the prescription and over-the-counter medications themselves but classifies them by the severity of their anticholinergic effects on cognition. It also suggests safer alternative medications.
The CAM-ICU is a delirium monitoring instrument for ICU patients. A complete detailed explanation of how to use the CAM-ICU, as well as answers to frequently asked questions and case studies are provided a manual. More information including videos and materials for downloading are available at ICU Delirium.
Please email Paula Trzepacz for access to this scale.
eCHAMP = Enhancing Care for Hospitalized Older Adults With Memory Problems. These are practical tools physicians and nurses can use to help prevent and manage delirium.
The 4AT is a validated rapid assessment test for delirium and cognitive impairment. It is widely used in routine clinical practice in the UK and internationally.