Delirium © VGMTP 2014

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About this module

What will you learn in this module?


The aim of this module is to assist you to understand:


         To recognise the clinical features of delirium


         To understand why delirium is important


         To know the common causes of delirium


         To understand a rational approach to the investigation of delirium


         To understand the management of delirium, both pharmacological and non-pharmacological

This is one of a series of learning modules produced by the Victorian Geriatric Medicine Training Program

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