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Delirium: clinical review

Delirium: clinical review


Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5 hours


April 15, 2015


April 15, 2015

Programme Description

This article by Dr Reshad Malik and Dr Muffazal Rawala defines delirium and explains how to manage the condition according to its cause. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include likely symptoms, the confusion assessment screening tool, pharmacological and non-pharmacological management.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the healthcare professional should be able to:
  • List the likely symptoms of delirium
  • Make an accurate diagnosis of delirium
  • Explain the pharmacological and non-pharmacological management of delirium
  • Faculty

    Activity authors
Dr Reshad Malik
    Academic clinical fellow in old age psychiatry
    UCL Institute of Neurology

    Dr Muffazal Rawala
    Consultant liaison psychiatrist
    Luton and Dunstable Hospital

    Test author
Dr Ravi Ramanathan



    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1.5 learning credits (1.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


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    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
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