Thursday, 7 January 2021

Informational care to calm down an agitated patient with delirium

Informational Care to Calm Down an Agitated Patient with Delirium


A 46-year-old man is admitted to the medical emergency, and he is very agitated and restless, the diagnosis is delirium. The family wants urgent management.

What informational care we provide to the family by you to calm them down?
  1. Sitting and introduction
  2. Rapport building and inquiries
  3. Symptoms are of medical illness and 
  4. As soon we confirm the diagnosis, we will treat him for the medical cause, and 
  5. Symptoms will settle down.
  6. Frequently reorient him
  7. He may see scorpions etc, reassure him
  8. Keep close to him
  9. Keep lighting suitable for sleep and enough visibility.
  10. Prevent harm to the patient and the family.
  11. Closes the interview


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