The Review is aimed at providing information about Alzheimer's Disease (AD) and other dementias to physicians, healthcare professionals and patients. With a focus on review-based articles written in accessible yet comprehensive language, the Review covers issues at the heart of dementia treatment, including reports on advances in pharmacotherapy, discussions about diagnosing and managing behaviors associated with AD and other dementias, and the provision of support for dementia patients and those caring for them.
The CAM-ICU is an adaptation of the Confusion Assessment Method by Inouye (1990), the most widely used instrument for diagnosing delirium by internists and non-psychiatric clinicians. The CAM-ICU is the only delirium assessment tool constructed with yes/no questions for use with nonspeaking, mechanically ventilated ICU patients. 2 Pages.
"This clinical guideline describes methods of preventing, identifying, diagnosing and treating delirium. In particular, the guideline focuses on preventing delirium in people identified to be at risk, using a targeted, multicomponent, non‑pharmacological intervention that addresses a number of modifiable risk factors ('clinical factors')."
These best practice guidelines, designed for long term care provides evidence based recommendations in four key areas of senior's mental health: delirium, depression, mental health issues, suicide risk & prevention of suicide. 62 Pages.