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Management of acute confusion in patients with CNS infections

Management of acute confusion in patients with CNS infections

Management of acute confusion in patients with CNS infections

Claire Matata, Sylviane Defres, Christina Jones, Alison Gummery and Tom Solomon
Claire Matata, Sylviane Defres, Christina Jones, Alison Gummery and Tom Solomon
on behalf of ICNus

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Launch date: 01 Oct 2018
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Last updated: 31 Oct 2018

Reference: 192699

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Description

This module discusses the management of acute confusion and aggression in patients with infections of the central nervous system (CNS). The issues discussed are applicable to the management of acute confusion of any cause and the principles of care apply to all confused patients. Many of the challenges encountered by nurses caring for confused patients are addressed, including the recognition of acute confusion, use of screening tools, and the management and treatment of these patients.

Objectives

Discuss some of the CNS infections that can lead to acute confusion.
After reading this module you should be able to discuss some of the CNS infections that can lead to acute confusion.
Claire Matata, Sylviane Defres, Christina Jones, Alison Gummery and Tom Solomon

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Claire Matata, Sylviane Defres, Christina Jones, Alison Gummery and Tom Solomon
on behalf of ICNus

Claire Matata, Specialist research nurse, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, and The Royal Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool.
Sylviane Defres, Academic clinical fellow, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, and the Royal Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool.
Christina Jones, Nurse consultant, Critical care, Whiston Hospital, Prescot.
Alison Gummery, Research psychologist, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool.
Tom Solomon, Director, Consultant in neurology, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, and Consultant in neurology, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, and The Royal Liverpool Hospital, Liverpool.

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  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 0.50 Hours

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