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Delirium and Dementia in Elderly Care: A Practical Guide to Symptoms, Treatments and Prevention
  

Delirium and Dementia in Elderly Care: A Practical Guide to Symptoms, Treatments and Prevention (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Krishnan, Mani
By Fixter, Eleni

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    21 Jan 20

Increasing awareness of delirium in elderly patients in the community and in care settings, this professional guide provides an overview of the condition and shows how to identify, manage and prevent the condition. Includes a guide about setting up local delirium awareness progra... read full description below.

ISBN 9781785924767
Barcode 9781785924767
Release Date 21 January 2020 by Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Availability
Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 19 Nov 2020

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ISBN-13 9781785924767
ISBN-10 1785924761
Stock Release date is 21 January 2020
Status Available for pre-order, ships once internationally released 19 Nov 2020
Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Imprint Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Release Date 21 January 2020
International Release Date 21 May 2020
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Krishnan, Mani
By Fixter, Eleni
Category Care Of The Elderly
Neurology & Clinical Neurophysiology
Geriatric Nursing
Number of Pages 160
Dimensions Width: 138mm
Height: 216mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Focussing on delirium in elderly care, this book uses up to date research, practical examples and case studies to raise awareness of the condition, particularly among carers of people with dementia. By following the mantra 'Suspect it, Spot it and Stop it', the book will help to prevent people suffering from it. Providing an overview of delirium, this book shows how to identify the condition, offers simple measures that can help alter outcomes and improve the experiences of people with delirium. It will also provide information on how to manage the condition. The chapters will be easy to understand for the general population as well as general health care students and staff. A guide will also be included in how to set up local delirium awareness programs and training.

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Author's Bio

Dr Mani Santhana Krishnan FRCPsych is a Consultant in Old Age/Liaison Psychiatry and Interim Senior Clinical Director with Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust. He is the Academic Secretary for the Faculty of Old Age Psychiatry at the Royal college of Psychiatrists. Recently he has been appointed as a Regional Lead for Delirium by the Health Education England North East faculty of patient safety. He is based in Durham UK. Dr Eleni Fixter MRCPsych is a Consultant in Old Age/Liaison Psychiatry with Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust. She is based in Stockton on Tees UK. Dr Krishnan & Dr Fixter started the movement #icanpreventdelirium 3 years ago.

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