Patient experience of delirium
This is a 5 minute case study film in which the patient concerned had a post-operative delirium and made a good recovery. He has a high degree of insight into the experience of delirium.
Introductory / Intermediate / Advanced
Aged and community care workers, carers, volunteers, family members and health professionals who provide palliative care to aged persons in the community.
Northumbria Healthcare Foundation Trust, England, UK.
The clip highlights the distressing nature of delirium and intensity of the symptoms. It draws attention to the impact of good quality nursing care and the need to recognise the symptoms of delirium. It is intended that the video is used as a teaching tool. The patient consented to the video being posted on the EDA website and has stated he is keen to share his experience to help increase the recognition and management of delirium.
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Page last updated 23 November 2018