2.21. Delirium Management in Palliative Care

  1. Margaret L. Campbell PhD, RN, FPCN
  1. Kerstin McSteen

Published Online: 5 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704707.ch31

Case Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Case Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

How to Cite

McSteen, K. (2012) Delirium Management in Palliative Care, in Case Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care (ed M. L. Campbell), John Wiley & Sons, Inc.,, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704707.ch31

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 9 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470958254

Online ISBN: 9781118704707

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Keywords:

  • Confusion assessment method (CAM);
  • Delirium;
  • Extrapyramidal symptoms (EPS);
  • Hyperactive delirium;
  • Hyper/hypoalert delirium;
  • Hypoactive delirium;
  • Intensive care unit (ICU);
  • Neuroleptics;
  • Oral administration of haloperidol

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • History

  • Physical Examination

  • Diagnostics

  • Medications

  • Clinical Question

  • Discussion

  • Back to Our Case

  • Take Away Points

  • References