Continuing Medical Education

Chronic Pain and End-of-Life Training

Delirium: The Skinny

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Presenter Details

James Amos , MD
Title: Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Presentation Details

Release Date: 09/23/2012
Expiration Date: 09/22/2014
Presentation Length: 16 minutes

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1. Be able to discuss delirium in hospitalized medically ill adult patients, especially elderly. 2. Detect delirium and be able to describe generally how the CAM and the DOSS are used to detect delirium 3. Outline how to manage, treat, and prevent delirium


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