The Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) is a standardized evidence-based tool that enables non-psychiatrically trained clinicians to identify and recognize delirium quickly and accurately in both clinical and research settings.
This report investigates three research questions: (1) What is the safety of restraints and/or restraining methods for people in custody or in healthcare facilities? (2) What are the evidence-based guidelines for the prevention or management of excited delirium? and (3) What are the evidence-based guidelines for the prevention or management of positional asphyxia?
This reading list provides links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources related to delirium in older adults. Topics include risk factors related to hip fracture, the HELP program, delirium at the end-of-life, delirium in dementia, non-pharmacological interventions, nutrition and frailty. 3 pages.
The Impact of Frailty and Delirium on Mortality in Older Inpatients