Friday, September 15, 2017

Bubba's dumb RASS

We can use RASS to more clearly describe someone's level of consciousness and psychomotor activity.

   

Links:
Ely, et al - ICU Delirium and Cognitive Impairment Study Group
Inouye, et al - Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) for Prevention of Delirium
Ganzini - Care of patients with delirium at end of life
Fong, Tulebaev, Inouye - Delirium in elderly adults: diagnosis, prevention, and treatment

Previous posts on delirium:
Still more delirium
Something about delirium
Something else about delirium
Some more about delirium  
First steps to comfort: A-T-E-N-T
Again with the delirium

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