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Acute Confusion and Off Legs

Acute Confusion and Off Legs

Acute Confusion and Off Legs

Shane O'Hanlon
Shane O'Hanlon
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 16 Apr 2018
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Last updated: 01 May 2018

Reference: 188078

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Common in older people, delirium, also known as acute confusional state and 'off legs' have subtle features, leading to under-diagnosis. A result of several causes, they may lead to serious long term problems. Early recognition and management is therefore vital. This session was reviewed by Paresh Dawda and last updated on 27/03/13.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Describe the importance of delirium (acute confusion)
• Identify delirium at an early stage
• Institute management strategies for delirium
• Explain the common causes of 'off legs'
• Provide initial assessment and management of 'off legs'
Shane O'Hanlon

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Shane O'Hanlon
on behalf of Health Education England

Shane O’Hanlon is a Consultant in Elderly Care at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading. He works in surgical liaison and with the Macmillan COCOC (Comprehensive Care for Older People with Cancer) team. He works closely with primary care teams in this role and has a passion for medical education.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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